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Feb 2021

February 17, 2021

In Milwaukee Town Hall, Biden Presses Case for $1.9 Trillion Pandemic Rescue Bill, Including $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage to Create 7 Million New Jobs and Put Coming Recovery on Stable Basis; He Cites 69% Support for Rescue Bill Shown by Latest Poll; Sees KKK-Type Groups as Biggest Domestic Terror Threat; Capitol Attackers are Demented and Dangerous; No Defunding of Police, but More Resources; He Told Xi that US Will Demand Human Rights for Uighurs of East Turkestan, and Promises Repercussions if Beijing’s Oppression Continues;

A Stunning Example of Republican Malfeasance and Incompetence: Texas ERCOT Power Authority Wanted Deregulation and Austerity, so They Failed to Weatherize and Winterize Energy Production; When a System Using Equipment Designed for Temperate Climate Had to Contend with Extreme Cold, Many Components Failed; ERCOT also Reflects Desire of Greedy Financial Interests to Avoid Federal Regulation; But an Isolated Grid Has Problems Bringing in Electricity from Neighboring States;

China Has Been Buying Up Energy Assets in US, Starting with Oil, and Broader Implications of Chinese Control of US Power Generation Must Now Be Investigated; Committee on Foreign Investment in US (CFIUS) Must Get Busy Repatriating Domestic Energy Resources Now Controlled by Genocidal Beijing Communist Regime; 

Rep. Benny Thompson and NAACP Sue Trump under Grant-Era Ku Klux Klan Law of 1871; Rush Limbaugh, a Protégé of Buckley and Roger Ailes, Dies at 70; Official GOP Continues to Splinter

Feb 2021

February 16, 2021

Biden Wisconsin Speech Demands Congress Proceed to Early Passage of $1.9 Trillion; Protection against Foreclosures Expires on March 15, Giving Lawmakers a Clear Deadline; $15 Minimum Wage is Essential; In Washington DC Area, TV Ads for Extended Open Season for Obamacare at Lower Premiums Show Effects of Executive Orders;

NBC News Reports that US and Western Intelligence Agencies Cannot Rule Out Origin of Covid Virus in Wuhan Laboratory; This Undermines WHO’s Beijing-Inspired Whitewash of Pandemic Origins, which Ruled Out Lab Events and Suggested Zoonotic Sources, but Conveniently Outside of China; G-7 and NATO Meetings This Week Must Press for Full Disclosure;

GOP Internal Strife Continues, with Eleven Hill Republicans Censured So Far by Party Committees;

Breaking: Trump Attacks McConnell as “Dour, Sullen, Unsmiling, Political Hack” Who Has No Credibility against Beijing Because of His Extensive Chinese Business Interests; This is an Indirect Swipe at Mitch’s Wife Elaine Chao, a Member of Trump’s Cabinet; Trump’s Self-Destructive Folly: His Outburst Threatens to Cut Vital GOP Money Supply Line from Megadonors to Candidates, which Runs Through McConnell; Disrupting Money Logistics is Threat to GOP Survival!

Feb 2021

February 15, 2021

On Presidents’ Day 2021, Reaching Back 200 Years to Salute the Neglected Accomplishments of President James Monroe, who Pushed the Degenerate Federalist Party to Extinction During His Two Terms (1817-1825); Federalists Like Republicans Were Rotten Plutocrats who Pursued New England Secessionism with the Hartford Convention of 1815, and Were Devoted like GOP to Monarchy and Dictatorship; Monroe Revived Key Parts of the Hamiltonian American System Program of Economic Development, Creating the Second Bank of the United States, Facilitating an Era of Infrastructure Building that Included the Erie Canal, and Fought the British at Their Zenith After the Napoleonic Wars; 

After the Defeat and Discrediting of Trump, Beware Classic Tendency of US Finance Oligarchy to Attempt to Salvage a Fascist Movement from Wreckage of GOP; But Centrifugal Forces Are Strong: With 250 Rioters Already Indicted, Fascist Gangs Appear Paralyzed by Awareness They Have Been Thoroughly Infiltrated by Government Agents; Pelosi’s Proposed 9/11-Style Commission May Expose Additional Perps;

On Day 26 of Hundred Days, Decisive Issue is Passing the Biden Economic Program, Starting with $1.9 Trillion Pandemic Rescue Bill, Including the Full Increase of the Federal Minimum Wage to $15 per Hour; No Concessions to Climate Fanatics, nor to China, nor to GOP; Minneapolis Now Hiring Replacement Cops, Showing Unworkability of Agitation to Defund Police

Feb 2021

February 13, 2021 - World Crisis Radio

Pyrrhic Acquittal for GOP by 57-43 in Trump Trial: Republican Extinction is Brought Closer as Party Suffers 7 Defections: Burr, Cassidy, Collins, Murkowski, Romney, Sasse, Toomey; McConnell, Maneuvering Frantically Between Billionaire Megadonors Horrified by Don and Devoted Fascist Hooligans in Party Base, Votes to Acquit on Irrelevant Technicality, but Then Concedes that Case Against Trump Is Proven, Making Him Deserving Criminal Prosecution; But Constitution is Not a Suicide Pact; GOP Is Politically and Ideologically Bankrupt; Trump Stooges Cruz and Hawley Come Out Reviled and Discredited; Nikki Haley Astutely Takes Lead for 2024 Nod by Repudiating Trump;

Senate Votes 55-45 to Call Witnesses; Raskin Succeeds in Stipulating McCarthy Call for Help as Damning Evidence, but Cannot Break Stonewall of GOP Witnesses: “The Witnesses Have All Gone Cold,” Suggesting They Would Fight Subpoenas in Court Over Months, Helping McConnell’s Strategy of Blocking Biden;

Trump May Think He’s Going to Iowa, but Schumer Suggests Dems May Use Fourteenth Amendment (Section 3, Disability Clause) to Declare Him as Rebel in Violation of Oath to US and Bar Him from Future Office by Simple Majority Vote; 

Trump Must Now Face Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance Jr.’s Financial Probe, and Atlanta DA Fani Willis’ Investigation of His Violation of Georgia Election Law Through Threatening Phone Calls to State Government Officials;

Trump’s Cynical Contempt for Lives of Pence and His Family in Setting Them Up as Targets for Lynch Mob Has Alarmed GOP Bosses, Since Pence Is Their Direct Line to Evangelical Leaders and Voters; As January 6 Arrests Pass 200, Pro-Trump Fascist Gangs Are on the Hotseat;

Congress Must Now Enact Biden’s $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Bill, and also Approve Enhanced Obamacare Subsidies;

On Presidents’ Day, Lessons for Biden from James Monroe (In Office 1817-1825), Who Presided Over Extinction of the Degenerate Federalist Party, which Ceased to Exist During His First Term, Opening the Celebrated Era of Good Feelings; Monroe Was Re-Elected in 1820, Running Virtually Unopposed; After Hartford Convention, Federalists – Like GOP Today - Were Regarded as Party of Treason; Monroe Pursued National Unity from the Grass Roots Up, not Through Cynical Federalist Politicians; He Realized Federalists After 1815 Were Determined to Overthrow the Constitution and Install a Monarchy or Dictatorship, Just Like the GOP Today; Monroe Denied Federalists Cabinet Posts, Patronage Jobs, Sought-After Appointments, and Federal Recognition; On His National Goodwill Tour and Especially in Boston, ex-Federalists Flocked to Meet Monroe and Beg Absolution for Their Numerous Political Crimes, as GOP Should Do Now; Monroe Implemented American System Demand for Second Bank of the United States along Hamiltonian Lines; Under Monroe, Internal Improvements and Infrastructure Advanced Powerfully, Including the Decisive Erie Canal (1821); He Also Promulgated the Monroe Doctrine, Drawn Up by John Quincy Adams-

Feb 2021

February 11, 2021

Rapid Extinction of GOP Hangs in Balance as Verdict in Trump Trial is Expected this Weekend; Acquittal Will Condemn Once-Proud Party of Lincoln to Garbage Can of History; Fulton County Georgia DA Fani Willis Is Pursuing a Criminal Probe of Trump’s January 2 Phone Call Illegally Demanding 11,780 More Votes from State Officials;

Better Late than Never: Resident Historiographer John Meacham, an Acolyte of the Bush and McCain Liberal Republican Factions, Acknowledges Very Late in the Game that Understanding Trumpism Requires Study of Europe in the 1930s, Something He Admits He Has Been Resisting for Years; Remote Comparisons to King and Tsar Are Indeed Far Afield in Early Twenty-First Compared to Duce, Fuhrer, Caudillo and Vozd; Tax Wall Street Party Has Had Absolute Unwavering Clarity on this Issue Over Last Five Years; Democratic Impeachment Managers Please Take Note;

This is What Trump Has Done to America: Managers Focus on Trump’s Culture of Violence over Years; He Shows No Remorse and Took No Action During Fascist Takeover of US Capitol; Rep. Degette Asks: What New Horrors Await Us?; Main Point: Trump Threat Continues!

House Managers Rest after Two Days of Powerful Arguments and Audiovisual Aids; World Reactions, Especially from Strategic Foes Russia and China; Trump’s Likely Shoestring Defense by Low-Budget Team Reflects Don’s Contempt for Constitution and Laws; 

Lesson of GOP Depravity is To Avoid Fascist Dictatorship, There Must Never Again a Be a Republican President or a Republican Congress; Convicting Trump Would Be a Valuable Step towards Pacification;

Note to Biden: Best Non-Partisan Phase of American History Came After Rapid Collapse of Federalists After 1815; James Monroe of Jeffersonians was Elected President in 1820 Running Unopposed for Second Term; Monroe Incorporated Vital Parts of Hamiltonian Program, Including the Second Bank of United States, Internal Improvements of Infrastructure, and the Monroe Doctrine Launched  by John Quincy Adams

Feb 2021

February 10, 2021

Impeachment Managers Show January 6 Fascist Assault on Capitol Occurred at Moment When Trump Had Run Out of Non-Violent Options to Overturn 2020 Election; Dramatic New Films Leave No Doubt about the Homicidal Intent of the Fascist Mob; Trump’s Cynical Indifference to the Survival of Pence and Family; White House Organized the Mob, Knew The Fascists Were Eager for Violence, and Spurred Them on to Capitol Hill; Trump’s Malfeasance and Non-Feasance While Rioters Controlled Building; His Conviction is Imperative;

Saving the Postal Service After Trump’s Massive Sabotage: Democrat and Former Obama Official Ron Bloom Elected as Chairman of the USPS Board with Support from Biden, Setting the Stage for Constituting a Democratic Majority and Ousting Saboteur Louis deJoy as Postmaster General; Congress Must Roll Back Hastert’s 2006 Wrecking Plan Requiring Pre-Payment of Medical Costs, which Aims at Bankrupting the Post Office as a Prelude to Privatization and Asset-Stripping; DeJoy Has Ruined On-Time Delivery Performance Since Taking Over Last Summer, and is Planning Further Wrecking of the Agency; If Transition is Delayed, Biden Must Not Hesitate to Simply Fire deJoy;

From Catiline to Berlusconi: How Insolvency and Loss of Social Status Lead to Radicalization; 60% Rioters Arrested Reveals Foreclosures, Crushing Debt, and Troubled Finances; Parallels to Perot’s 1992 Base of Stock Brokers, Real Estate Brokers, and Insurance Brokers, and their Dependence on Finance Capital; Middle Class Dropouts Risk Falling into the Lumpenproletariat;

Feb 2021

February 9, 2021

Trump Finally in the Dock!

Senate Votes 56-44 to Affirm Constitutionality of Trump Impeachment; Murkowski, Romney, Collins, Sasse, Toomey, and Now Cassidy Join Democrats; Ever Devious Mitch McConnell Votes to Let Trump Run Wild;

Sum Total of Argument by Trump Attorneys is that He Is Immune from Trial Because He Is Now a Private Citizen, So Senate Action Now Amounts to a Bill of Attainder, which Is Expressly Forbidden by the Constitution; But This Amounts to an Illegal January Exception in the Final Phase of a Lame Duck President’s Term: When You Are About to Give Up Power, Try a Bloody Fascist Putsch and Maybe You Can Stay in Power, with No Impeachment to Fear; Plus, If You Succeed You Will Be Immune Under DoJ Opinion that President Cannot Be Indicted; Parallels to the Purge Movies Abound;

GOP Lawyers Bewail Attempted Disenfranchisement of 74 Million Trump Voters, but Have No Qualms with Their Own Plan to Disenfranchise 82 Million Biden Backers;

Hastings and Belknap Precedents Show That Ex-Officials Were Frequently Impeached; Reactionary Legal Theory Has Been Based on Textualism and Originalism, But Trump Attorneys Failed in this Regard;

Don’s Leadoff Counsel Caster Filled His Hour with Crackerbarrel Anecdotes of Homespun Philistinism to Hide Utter Lack of Arguments; Angry Legal Pedant Schoen Acts Out Anger and Twists Himself Into a Pretzel to Avoid Clear References to Disqualification In Constitution; Raskin, Neguse, and Cicilline Highly Effective for Democrats;

GOP Racist Whataboutism Targets Maxine Waters, Eric Holder, Al Green and other Pro-Impeachment Black Democrats; Always the Victim, Trump Whines About Poor Quality of His Defense; His Lawyers Made No Claim Today that He Won the Election; 

Bernard Bailyn’s Ideological Origins of the American Revolution Becomes an Issue; Constitutional Convention Was Indeed Wary of Ochlochcracy and Mob Rule, Based on the Horrors of Oliver Cromwell in the English Civil War

Feb 2021

February 8, 2021

Biden Presses Congress to Advance $1.9 Trillion Pandemic Rescue Bill Despite GOP Sabotage; Congressional Republicans Are Trying Obstructionism at Every Turn; But Democratic Opposition to $15 Minimum Wage is also at Work; House Progressives Fight to Keep $15 Alive; Bernie Sanders Is Doing Yeoman Service; Many Republican Governors Favor the Bill, which has $350 Billion for States, Counties, and Cities;

Media Clowns Are Still Babbling about Bipartisanship – Somebody Remind Them that the Iraq AUMF, Possibly the Worst Bill in Recent History, was Backed by a Thoroughly Bipartisan Coalition! Constant Mantra Shows Political and Moral Bankruptcy of Corporate Media in Post-Trump Era; 

Larry Summers, Who Helped Inflict Devastating IMF Shock Therapy on Yeltsin’s Russia, is Trying to Scare the Public with the Bugaboo of Inflation, which Has Been Dormant in Recent Years; But Inflation Is Most Feared by the Rich, not by Those Who Are Crushed by Debt;

Trump Trial on Tuesday: After Preliminary Votes, a Four-Hour Debate on the Constitutionality of Convicting and Disqualifying an Ex-Tenant of the Oval; GOP Argument is Patently Absurd; Writing in Wall Street Journal, Key Republican Lawyer Demolishes Premise of Trump’s Defense; Decision on Witnesses Comes Later;

Desperate for a Leftist Riot to Enable Another Round of Whataboutism, GOP Sympathizers Hype Insignificant Street Protests in Logan Circle Area of Capital; Real Message is Need to Establish Civilian Climate Corps and Works Progress Administration with Job Creation Paid for by Fed!

Feb 2021

February 6, 2021 - World Crisis Radio

With Trump Impeachment Trial Imminent, Biden’s Programs for Public Health and Economic Recovery Gain Support; Choice for GOP: Impeach and Disqualify Trump Before He Is Indicted for Federal and State Infractions, or Face Early Extinction;

AP-NORC Poll Shows 61% Approval for Biden, including a Quarter of Republicans; 74% Have Confidence in Biden’s Handling of the Pandemic, and 65% Trust His Approach to Rebuilding Economy; 54% Want No More of Trump’s Wall; In Party Poll, 48% Favor Democrats, 23% Like Trump’s Hypothetical “Patriot Party”; 17% Are Backing GOP; 14% Respond with “Other”; Dems Must Obtain $15 Minimum Wage;

Putin’s Nomenklatura Dictatorship Seriously Shaken by Two Weekends of Pro-Navalny Demonstrations; US Demands Navalny’s Release; BBC Finds Widespread Rape and Torture of Moslem Uighur Women in Despot Xi’s East Turkestan Concentration Camps; Any US Official Who Argues that Washington Should “Cooperate with Beijing on Climate” Should Be Fired for Appeasement;

Biden Take Notice: After Their Treason in the War of 1812 Hartford Convention, the Federalist Party Became Extinct, Opening the Way to the Era of Good Feelings under the Presidency of James Monroe; Today’s Path to National Reconciliation Passes Through Collapse of GOP as Contender for Power in Washington;

The Reward for Franklin D. Roosevelt’s 100 Days of Fighting the Herbert Hoover/GOP Depression: In 1934 Mid-Term Election, Democrats Took 313 Seats in House for a Gain of 9, Leaving Just 117 Republicans; In 48-State Senate, Democrats Took 69 Seats with a Gain of 9, with Only 25 Republicans Surviving; These Are Best Results for Any US Party in Modern History, Proving the Power of a Strategy that Favors Working People Over the Forces of Organized Money!

Feb 2021

February 4, 2021

Biden Launches New Foreign Policy Based on Reconstruction of Alliances; Breaking Sharply with Trump’s Appeasement Line, US Demands Russia Release Jailed Opposition Leader Navalny; This Can Be Based on Human Rights Basket Three of Helsinki Final Act of 1975; No More US Military Role in the Genocidal Saudi War on Yemen, which Has Generated Some 233,000 Dead and Inflicted Food Insecurity on 20 Million More; This Trump’s War; No Blanket Charge of Terrorism against the Shiite Houthi Rebels; US Demands that Burmese Generals Give Up Power and Refrain from Violence; Communist China Emerges as Main Sponsor of Mynanmar Coup; Biden Confident US Will Prevail over Beijing; 

Defense Secretary Austin will Carry Out Worldwide Review of US Military Posture; No Reductions in US Forces in Germany before this Study Has Been Completed; Focus is Broadened to Include Indo-Pacific;

Biden Must Go Full Speed Ahead to Pass $1.9 Trillion Pandemic Relief; GOP Gambits All Boil Down to Sabotage and Delay; No Need for Romney’s Weak and Inadequate “Family Security Act”, Since Biden’s Own Child Tax Credit Increase Can Already Cut Child Poverty by about 50%, Far More than Romney’s Plan; Question Remains: How Many Americans Are Supposed to Die in Search of Chimera of Bipartisanship, Meant only to Prop Up the Moribund GOP, Prime Vehicle of Sedition;

Warren Wants New Education Secretary Cardona to Use Administrative Cancellation to Wipe Out $50,000 per Debtor in Student Loan Debt; Move Would Win a Whole Generation as Democratic Voters; Pay for it with a 1% Wall Street Sales Tax!

White House Briefing Suggests that US Concern about Covid Vaccinations Goes No Further than the American People, which Is Hardly the Language of Alliances and Cooperation; Psaki Strikes the Wrong Tone Again;

National Bolsheviks and Fascists for MAGA: Lead Impeachment Manager Raskin Notes that “Extremist Elements in Russia and Germany View the Storming of the Capitol as a Great Victory for 21st Century Fascism;” 

Breaking: Rep. Greene Banished from House Committees by Vote of 230-199, with 11 Republicans Joining Democrats;

Feb 2021

February 3, 2021

On Eve of Trump’s Second Impeachment Trial, Signs of GOP Division: Echelon Insights Poll Shows Support for Trump 2024 Candidacy Has Declined by 20% Since December; In Rare Reversal, Fox News January Ratings Are Surpassed by CNN and MSNBC; House Republican Conference Declines to Oust Liz Cheney, 145-61; Reactionary Networks Ignore Funeral of Capitol Police Officer Sicknick, Slain by Fascist Gangs on January 6; Democrats Finally Take Over Majority Control in Senate; House to Vote Thursday on Stripping Marjorie Taylor Green of Committee Assignments; Advocacy of Homicidal Violence against Elected Official Amply Justifies Her Ouster; GOP Gang of Ten Senators Failing to Gaslight Biden; 

Republican Governor Jim Justice of West Virginia Recommends Going Big on Biden’s $1.9 Trillion Pandemic Relief Bill, Showing that Measure Already Has Broad Bipartisan Support, So No Need to Make Concessions to Gang of Ten; $15 Minimum Wage is Non-Negotiable;

White House Wisely Reiterates Support for Space Force, with Promise of Press Briefing; Executive Order Seeks to Re-Unite Families Torn Apart by Trump Administration;

Breaking: Canada Designates Proud Boys as Terrorist Group; US Must Act Now!

Feb 2021

February 2, 2021

GOP Gang of Ten Uses the Usual Republican Tricks to Sabotage Biden’s Opening Legislative Gambit, the Urgently Needed $1.9 Trillion Pandemic Relief Bill; Comments from President and White House Reject the Ten’s Proposal as Far too Meager for the Present Emergency;

One Week Before Trump’s Impeachment Trial Begins, Lawyers Submit Legal Briefs; On Trump’s New Legal Team, Attorney David Schoen Was Recruited by Jeffrey Epstein to Lead His Defense; On His Website, Schoen Lists Some of the Famous Defendants He Has Defended, Including the Boss of One of New York’s Five Crime Families, plus the World Capo of the Italian Mafia and the American Leaders of the Russian and Israeli Mafia; Do Q-Anon Who Prate about Draining the Swamp Smell a Fault?

Trump’s Tired and Discredited Arguments Include the Absurd Claim that Trump Cannot Be Tried as a Private Citizen; But Impeachment Started when He Was Still in Office, and Main Issue is His Disqualification for Future Federal Office; Trump Sure to Claim Landslide Victory in 2020 Election; Democratic Case to Concentrate on Evoking Psychological Truth of Trump’s Crimes;

Chinese Communists Strictly Limit WHO Inspectors in Wuhan; International Organizations Have Long Had Bad Record in Resisting Tyranny; By Late 1930s, Nazis and Fascists Were in Control of League of Nations, Bank for International Settlements, and Interpol!

Breaking: Moscow Court Sends Navalny Back to Jail for Two and a Half Years; His Powerful Speech Declares Bankruptcy of Putin’s Oppressive Regime; Blinken Condemns Kangaroo Court Verdict

Feb 2021

February 1, 2021

Against Backdrop of Speculative Chaos, Urgent Support for 1% Wall Street Sales Tax Emerges: Question About Financial Transaction Tax Is Posed at White House Briefing, but Psaki Refers the Issue to Senate Committee; Economist and Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich Wants Financial Transaction Tax to Fight Vulture Capitalists in Rigged Wall Street Casino; Rep. Ilhan Omar Sees Wall Street Trading Tax as Way to Reduce Parasitical High Frequency Trading which Overwhelms Retail Investors; CNBC Headline Comments that SEC Could Fight Crisis by “Hiking Trading Taxes to Combat Wild Moves”, But Does Not Provide Details; Wall Street Sales Tax Discourages Speculation and Fosters Productive Investment;

CNBC Analyst Notes that “Reddit Trading Frenzy Could Cause ‘Systemic Event’ in Markets – Meaning a Cataclysmic Panic Crash; Bright Line Prohibition of Naked Shorts is Required at Once!

GameStop Down by About 34% Monday; Reddit Rebels Reportedly Splitting into Buyers of Distressed Equities and Buyers of Silver; Top Wall Street Honchos Said to Operate on WallStreetBets Under Fake Identities; One Top Rebel Holds High-Level SEC Securities License; One of Biggest Holders of Gamestop Shares was Black Rock, the World’s Largest Asset Manager with $9 Trillion Under Management, Including 13% of Gamestop Shares; By Last Friday, this Would Have Implied at Least a Paper Profit of $2.4 Billion; 

Biden Must Reject Grotesque Republican Tactics of Wrecking, Sabotage and Delay on the $1.9 Trillion Pandemic Relief Package and Press Forward Without Delay to Pass Intact Bill via Budget Reconciliation; Learn the Lesson of Obama’s Dawdling on the ACA in 2009;

Jan 2021

January 30, 2021 - World Crisis Radio

Speculative Mania in Heavily Shorted Stocks is Probable Harbinger of Brutal Day of Reckoning for Current Dizzying Asset Bubble; The Story of Joseph P. Kennedy and the Bellboy in 1929 Teaches that When People of Modest Means Start Borrowing Money on Margin and Attempt to Join Bubble Very Late in the Game, the End is Near; Leveraged Buying Frenzy by Retail Investors Cannot Last;

Gamestop and Some Other Distressed Stocks Make Gains, but Overall Market Declines below 30,000; Recent Market Favorites Like Apple Pulled Down into Vortex; 

Biden Administration Must Defend US from Looming Crash with Aggressive Re-Regulation, Bringing Back Classic New Deal Safeguards: Restore Glass-Steagall, While Using Federal Reserve Regulation T to Impose 100% Margin Requirements; Naked Shorting of Stocks, Bonds, and Derivatives Must Be Banned Entirely, as in Europe During 2010 Bond Crisis;

Fallacy of Speculators: For Small Retail Investors to Defend Themselves from Giant Zombie Banks and Vicious Hedge Fund Hyenas, They Must Have the Support of Government; Following the Austrian, Chicago, or Chamber of Commerce Schools Only Guarantees Defeat

Biden Must Suppress Speculation with 1% Wall Street Sales Tax on All Wall Street Transactions in Stocks, Bonds, and Derivatives; 

Camouflaged by the Crowd of Neophytes, It Must Be Assumed that Malefactors of Great Wealth Have Infiltrated the Various Chat Rooms for Purposes of Manipulation; When the Finance Oligarchs Bolt for the Exits, the Credulous Little People Will Be Left Holding the Bag; The Plunge Protection Team (aka PPT aka President’s Working Group on Financial Markets) Should Deploy Its Federal Reserve Assets to Cushion the Fall, as in October 2008; 

Treasury, SEC, FBI, and CIA Must Probe Role of UK Brexiteers, Russians, and Chinese in Financial Warfare Against US at Moment of Maximum Weakness Induced by Trump’s Malfeasance; In 2008, Putin Invited China to Join in Attack on US by Dumping Fannie Mae and Freddy Mac Agency Bonds!

Jan 2021

January 28, 2021

Pelosi Will Push Forward with Urgent $1.9 Billion Pandemic Relief Bill Despite No Republican Support; Budget Reconciliation is Available to Break Mitch’s Filibuster; With McCarthy’s Pilgrimage to Genuflect for Trump, GOP Embraces Attack on US Capitol, Rather than Choose Path of Cooperation;

Who is Behind Much-Hyped Short Squeeze against Hedge Funds Seeking to Bankrupt Gamestop? 

TWSP: No Bailouts of Hedge Fund Hyenas No Matter What; 1% Wall Street Sales Tax Needed to Deter Speculative Parasites and Predators!

Biden, Blinken, and Austin Reassure Asia-Pacific Allies of Support Against Chinese Communist Party Aggression and Blackmail; Biden Calls Japanese Prime Minister Suga as Austin Confers with Defense Minister Kishi; Pentagon Readout Warns Beijing US “Remains Opposed to Any Unilateral Attempts to Change the Status Quo in the East China Sea”; State Department Tells PRC to Back Off Taiwan, Stresses “Deeping Ties” and “Rock-Solid Commitment” to Democratic Taiwan; Blinken Goes Beyond Obama, Confirms that US Treaty Defense with Philippines Starts in South China Sea; Secretary Austin Reiterates Support for Australia, A Top Target of Xi’s Bullying; Pledges Cooperation to India on Land and Sea;

Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-CA) Demands Expulsion of Congresswoman from Q Anon, Marjorie Taylor Greene over Death Threats vs. Pelosi

Jan 2021

January 27, 2021

The Big Short: Online Chat Rooms Inspire Panic Buying of Stock Options in Mall Retailer Gamestop (GME), a Target of Short Selling by Wall Street Hedge Fund Hyenas; Bed Bath and Beyond, Blackberry, and the Humble Tootsie Roll Are Typical of the No-Glamour, Beaten Down Stocks Typically Targeted by Hedge Funds but Now Soaring; Gamestop Up 700% as Resentment of Parasitical, Predatory Business Model of these Locust Funds Is Helping to Fuel Revenge Buying; 

Short Squeeze Inflicts Severe Damage on $13-Billion Melvin Capital, which Is Reportedly Hard Hit and Receiving Cash Infusion; 

But Large-Scale Speculators Are an Integral Part of the Mania, Seeking their Own Superprofits, Which Have Nothing to do with Needs of Small Investors; Is This a Classic Pump and Dump in the Cyber Age, Meaning that the Next Big Issue will be When the Stampede for the Exits will Begin; Tilray Stocks Rose 1,400% in 2018, but then Reverted to Single Digits during 2020;

Massachusetts Stock Regulator Wants Trading in Gamestop Shares Halted for 30 Days after Today’s Trading Pause; Insana Recommends That Retail Investors Reduce Stock Exposure;

In 1929 Stock Bubble, Broker Pools Were Used to Manipulate Markets and Inflate Stock Prices, as in the Case of RCA; These Practices Were Outlawed in Securities Act of 1933-1934; Warren Calls for Urgent Action by Securities and Exchange Commission – Not Just Monitoring Market Volatility;

Chaos is Another Sign that Globaloney Economy, after Impoverishing the World and Making Communist China More Powerful, Has Entered Its Last Days;

Friendly Reminder: If You Buy a Share of Stock, What You Can Lose If the Price Goes to Zero is Only What You Paid; But If You Sell a Stock Short for Future Delivery, Your Losses Can Be Theoretically Infinite; Even Seasoned Professionals Are Often Burned in Selling Short!

Jan 2021

January 26, 2021

Senate Votes to Put Trump on Trial Starting February 9; Rand Paul Shreds Constitution to Argue for No Further Congressional Action against Trump; His Specious Argument is Defeated 55-45, with Romney, Collins, Murkowski, Toomey, and Sasse Joining Democrats; McConnell Voted for No Trial, Despite Weeks of Cynical Deception; Convicting and Disqualifying Trump Shapes Up as Herculean but Imperative Task; More Revelations about White House Malfeasance Can Play a Role; The Founders: “Judgement in Cases of Impeachment Shall Not Extend Further than to Removal from Office, and Disqualification to hold and enjoy any Office of Honor, Trust or Profit under the United States” (Article I, Section 3); 

Despot Xi Thinks He Can Rule the World Through G-20; He Regales the Decadent-Utopian Davoisie with China’s Plan for World Economic and Political Domination; Klaus Schwab Swoons, But Moronic Blather about Peaceful Cooperation Cannot Hide Genocide against the Uighurs in East Turkestan, the Extension of Totalitarianism to Hong Kong, Attacks on India, Repression in Tibet, and the Monstrous Bullying of Australia for Wanting to Know How Covid Started in Wuhan; Japan Sees Beijing Threat to Senkaku Islands; On Third Day of Illegal Provocations against Taiwan Air Defense Zone, Beijing Sends Electronic Warfare Aircraft to Violate Taiwanese Air Space; US Recon Plane Tracks Intruder;

Commerce Dept. Pick Raimondo Promises Stern Line on Chinese Economic Warfare, but Does Not Commit to Total Boycott against Huawei; New Secretary of State Blinken Sees “No Doubt” About Beijing’s Genocide in East Turkestan;

Support Demonstrations for Opposition Leader Navalny in 100 Russian Cities Generate 3,600 Arrests, and Are Sign of Tectonic anti-Putin Shift in Russian Politics; Declining Standard of Living Under Pension Austerity Has Eroded Putin’s Popularity to 65% or Less – Not Much Better than Biden’s 63%; As de Gaulle Warned, Unstable Dictatorships Often Seek Foreign Adventures to Gin Up Support;

US Convoys from Iraq to Syria are Routine Minor Events; The Most Recent One Comprised 40 Vehicles, as Compared to 60 Vehicles the Previous Week under Trump

Jan 2021

January 25, 2021

Another Day of Aggressive Communist Chinese Violations of Taiwan Airspace; China Passes New Law Allowing Coast Guard to Open Fire on Foreign Vessels; Chinese Caught Probing Infiltration Routes into Sikkim Province of India; Border Brawl Results; New Secretary of Defense Austin Re-Affirms Mutual Defense Treaty with Japan, Including the Senkaku Islands; Russian Opposition Reports 3,600 Pro-Navalny Protesters Arrested in Weekend Demonstrations as Putin’s Fear of Masses is Vividly Portrayed;

Impeachment Article to Oust Trump Delivered to Leahy Senate, with Formal Trial Expected to Start in Two Weeks; Evidence that Trump’s State of Mind was Indeed Criminal Intent (Mens Rea): Reports Say Trump, Rebuffed by Barr Successor Rosen, Recruited Rogue Official Jeffrey Clark for Putsch Inside Department of Justice to Coerce Georgia Officials to Falsify Election Results; Threat of Mass Resignations Inside Department Supposedly Stopped Coup; DoJ Inspector Investigating Charges That Trump Sought to Compel Solicitor General to Sue Battleground States to Cancel Election Results Before Supreme Court;

Moscow Mitch Using Filibuster to Extort Guarantee Filibuster Will Be Eternal; Tactic Reflects Structure of Moribund GOP, with a Few Billionaire Megadonors but Dwindling Support among Voters;

Success is Imperative in Biden’s 100 Days: To Avoid Losing Congress on the Model of Clinton and Obama, New Administration Must Deliver Speedy Eudaemonic Legitimation in the Form of Full Employment, Rising Real Wages, Improved Upward Socioeconomic Mobility, Increased Longevity, and Greater Access to Health Care, Education, and Culture; Trendy Energy Austerity Set the Stage for Carter’s 1980 Defeat; Later, Greenspan Convinced Clinton Budget Austerity was Unavoidable; Gore and NAFTA Helped Gingrich Take Congress; Obama Delivered the ACA, but It Became Operative only After the Catastrophic 1994 Election, Eclipsing Rescue of Detroit Auto Makers and Other Achievements;

Breaking: Tyrant Xi, as Davos Keynote Orator, Demands Chinese World Domination under Guise of Globalization; Bandit Leader Recommends International Law, not “Supremacy” – But Only for Others!

Jan 2021

January 23, 2021 - World Crisis Radio

Trump Impeachment Trial to Take Place on February 8: Majority of Americans Want Trump Convicted and Barred Forever from Holding Federal Office; Zero Tolerance Here for Fascist Coup d’État and Dictatorship; Some GOP Intrigues Want Trump Gone;

In Spirit of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Hundred Days, Biden Launches 30 Executive Orders and Actions to Defeat Pandemic and Worsening Economic Conjuncture; On Friday, Biden Established $15 Minimum Wage for Federal Workers and Contractors, Plus More Money for Food Stamps and Meals for School Kids;

16 Senators Set to Meet with Biden’s Top Economist Deese; Goal Must Be Full $2 Trillion Pandemic Relief and Stimulus Bill;

1% Wall Street Sales Tax on Turnover of Stocks, Bonds and Derivatives, plus 0% Century Bonds Bought by Fed Are Key to Financing Recovery and Reconstruction Programs;

Trump Economy’s Farewell Week Came with 900,000 New Jobless, Exposing Once Again the Catastrophe of Trump’s Policies; This is Worst Labor Market in Recent US History, Far Worse than the 700,000 per Month Faced by Obama-Biden in 2009 Depression;

GOP Lunatic Fringe in Flux After Q Fails to Deliver Stormy Putsch; Some Groups Turn Against Trump; 

Big Malthusian Push for Energy Austerity Has Already Started: If They Don’t Press for Nuclear Energy and Don’t Condemn China as the World’s Dirtiest Polluter, They Are Dishonest;

Merchants of Death: US Exceeds Death Toll of World War II under Trump; British Count Under Johnson Exceeds Civilians Killed in World War II;


Navalny Reports 2,000 Arrests in 70 Cities Across Russia after Protests when He Is Held by Kremlin after Return to Russia;

Prepare for Testing: Beijing Genocidalists Send Warplanes into Taiwan Airspace in Open Bid at Intimidation; Biden National Security Council Repeats that US Commitment to Taiwan’s Security is “Rock Solid”

Jan 2021

January 21, 2021

Opening Hours of Biden Administration Raise Hopes for a New 100 Days Following in the Footsteps of Franklin D. Roosevelt Starting on March 5, 1933; At That Time, FDR Got 15 Major Bills Passed and Rescued US from Herbert Hoover’s Economic Chaos and Threat to the Very Fabric of Society, Marking the Turn of the Tide in Great Depression;

At End of Biden’s First Full Day in Office, Biden Has Approved 27 Executive Orders and Actions, Beginning to Roll Back the Malice and Incompetence of the Worst Presidency in US History Since James Buchanan; Expanded Use of Defense Production Act Included; Time for Guarded Optimism About Economic Recovery, the Defeat of the Pandemic, 

Biden Supports Extending Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty with Russia; but Also Promises Accountability for Massive SVR-GRU Hack of US Computers and Russian Bounties to Terrorists for Killing US Forces;

FDR Made Some Mistakes at the Beginning and Biden Will Too: Attack on Keystone Pipeline Will Destroy Jobs and Interferes with Vital Cooperation with Canada; The Answer: Re-Route the Pipeline and Provide a Federal Job Creation Program Like the WPA/PWA Financed by 0% Long-Term Credit from the Federal Reserve; No Coercion or Confiscation in Any Case; AOC Rightly Offers Strike Support for Workers in Hunt’s Point in Bronx, NYC;

Biden Ousts Three of the Most Odious Trump Agency Hacks, Including Kathy Kraininger, Who Worked Hard to Pervert Mission of Consumer Finance Protection Bureau for the Benefit of Moneyed Interests; Michael Pack of Voice of America, who Wanted US Foreign Broadcasting to Serve GOP’s Reactionary Ideology; and Strikebreaker Peter Robb of the National Labor Relations Board, who Tried to Make that Agency into a Force of Anti-Labor Scabs – All in the Blue Collar, Friend of the Masses, Populist Trump Regime!

Breaking: Seven Democratic Senators Want Ethics Committee Investigation of Demagogues Cruz and Hawley for Assisting the January 6 Insurrection; Cruz and Hawley Have Earned Expulsion, Which Would Deprive GOP of Two Their Leading Extremist-Reactionary Young Guns for 2024, Hastening the Ongoing Extinction Process;

Jan 2021

January 20, 2021

Biden Tells Nation and World that “Democracy Has Prevailed” in Spite of Its Fragility; Cites Saint Augustine, the Founder of Western Civilization, to Find Common Objects of Love that Can Unite Americans; Promises Empathy for the Economically Disadvantaged; Stern No to Violent Dissent or “Uncivil War”; Minute of Silence for 400,000 Covid Victims; Invokes Great National Effort to Resolve Current Cascading Crisis; National Unity Indispensable;

Nightmare of Trumpism Finally Ending as the Joker Runs Out of Tricks; Sinister Plan To Meld Politics of “Patriot Party” with Demagogic Media;

In Major Humiliation for Outgoing Lame Duck Don, State Capitols Across the US Are Deserted Except for a Few Bedraggled Fanatics, Sometimes Outnumbered by Biden Supporters; No Attempt at Military Putsch was Seen Anywhere in US; Proud Boys Attack Trump For Failure to Conjure Up the Long-Awaited Coup Retailed to Q Followers as The Storm!

Biden’s 17 Executive Orders Freeze Evictions, Foreclosures, and Student Loan Payments; End Moslem Travel Ban; Revive Federal Mileage and Fuel Standards; Freeze Leasing in Alaska’s ANWR; End the Emergency on US-Mexican Border to Block More Filching of Pentagon Funds; Stop Building Trump’s Vanity Wall; Order Counting of Non-Citizens in US Census; Protect Sanctuary Cities and DACA Dreamers; Review All Federal Agencies for Discrimination; Shut Down “1776 Commission” Composed of Pro-Trump Ideologues and Ignoramuses; New Workplace Protections for LGBTQ Employees; Tighter Anti-Swamp Ethics Rules After Trump Jettisoned Time Limits on Hiring US Officials as Lobbyists; Impose Mask Mandate for Federal Property and Interstate Commerce; US Must Fight Chinese Power Grabs at WHO and Paris Climate Accord;

Breaking: First White House Press Briefing by Jen Psaki is Optimistic and Well-Informed, with Promise That Biden Remains Committed to Invoking Defense Production Act to Compel Industry to Serve National Needs, with Specifics Expected as Early as Thursday!

Jan 2021

January 19, 2021

On Eve of Biden-Harris Inauguration, Alt-Right, Q Anon, and Fascist Clowns Who Have Been Promised the Eternal Dictatorship of Trump are Finding Creative Excuses Why They Will Not Be Leading Attack; Common Cover Story is That Military Coup Has Already Happened, and There Is No Need of Magamuffin “Patriots” to Complete pro-Trump Seizure of Power; Q Followers Increasingly Revealed as Mental Deficients Who Believe in the Great Pumpkin; 

State Capitals Relatively Quiet; In Richmond, Virginia, Annual Lobbying Day Which Drew Substantial Numbers of Gun Freaks Last Year Attracted a Sparse Turnout This Time; Apparently No Domestic Terrorist Presence As in 2020;

Screening of National Guard in DC According to Obvious Due Diligence Yields a Dozen Unreliable Troopers who Have Been Sent Home; Security Forces Appear Relaxed, Getting Cheered by Residents;

Covid Death Toll Under Trump Now Surpasses Total US Deaths from Battle and Sickness in All of the Second World War; Attention from Psychologists Needed to Track Stunning Collapse of Trumpers as Realization of Humiliating Rout Sets In;

January 20 Marks End of Trump Nightmare, but Also End of Mitch McConnell’s Plutocratic Reign of Terror in US Senate;

Sen. Whitehouse Confident that Backlog of Needed Measures that Have Piled Up in Senate Because of Veto by Mitch McConnell’s GOP Billionaires Megadonors;

Senator Manchin of West Virginia Calls for $4 Trillion in Infrastructure Spending for Job Creation and Modernization of US Economy; In Senate Confirmation Hearing, Next Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen Says This Is No Time to Be Paralyzed by Fear of Deficits and Debt, but Rather the Time to Launch Powerful Stimulus Spending to Reduce Unemployment and Misery Now, Promote Broad and Lasting Economic Recovery; Let’s Make the Federal Reserve Ante Up the $4 Trillion in the Form of 0% Century Bonds, not Treasury Borrowings from Parasitical Wall Street Zombie Banks!

GOP Senators, Congressmen, and Extremist Groups Implicated in January 6 Fascist Mob Attack on Congress Are Begging Trump for Pardons, But Are Getting Rejected by Don Out of Self-Interest;

Trump Will Need Cardboard Cutouts as an Audience to Avoid Absolute Loneliness at His Andrews AFB Swan Song in Early Morning of Wednesday

Jan 2021

January 18, 2021

Impressive Deployment of Police and National Guard around Capitol Hill and in a Dozen State Capitals Has Seemingly Deterred Attacks by Armed Fascist Gangs on Institutional Targets for the Moment; Countermeasures Include Ideological Evaluations of National Guardsmen to Identify Possible Trump Fanatics; Alt-Right Plug-Uglies Camouflage Themselves as Gentle Pacifists as They Flee towards the Hills to Escape Roundup; You Can’t Fight Fascism According to Marquis of Queensbury Rules; And Why is Pillow Pusher Still So Obsessed with Installing Michael Ellis as Top NSA-Cybercommand Lawyer Against Resistance from Pelosi?

Time to Celebrate the Imminent End of the Trump Nightmare and the Coming 100 Days of Biden, Likely to be one of the Very Best Debuts Since Franklin D. Roosevelt; Biden’s Economic-Pandemic Program Includes $400 to Fight Covid, $15 Minimum Wage, $400 per Week Federal Jobless, $1,400 per Taxpayer Emergency Payment, and Freeze of Student Loan Payments and Eviction of Tenants, Plus Increases in Food Stamps, Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, and Child Care Tax Credit; Biden Claims Package Will Lift 12 Million Out of Poverty, Including 5 Million Children;

Three Things Biden Must Take Care to Especially Avoid: Anything that Looks like a Kow-Tow to China; Any Energy Austerity Peddled in the Name of Climate Change; Any Sellouts to Wall Street, Such as Obama’s Foolish Approach to Foreclosures Crisis by Helping Financiers, Not Tenants Thrown Out on the Street; US Needs a New Frazier-Lemke Act to Keep People in Their Homes;

Swamp King Trump Readies Avalanche of Pardons for Unrepentant Criminal Perpetrators – 100 Times Worse than Clinton’s Pardon of Marc Rich! 

Dr. King was an Organizer for National Unity, Including Movements for Civil Rights, Labor and Trade Union Rights, and an End to the War in Vietnam; He Fought to Advance Universal Values for All People, Above and Beyond Diversity and Particularism

Jan 2021

January 16, 2020 - World Crisis Radio

Four Days to Biden Inauguration in the Shadow of Armed Fascist Gangs; Police in 50 State Capitals and Washington DC on Alert for Pro-Trump Violence; Coast Guard Patrols on Potomac and DC Metro Stations Shut; Michigan State Police Detect Credible Threat of Terrorist Attack; This Is a Good Time to Move Inaugural Ceremony Indoors at White House; Probe of GOP Congressional Fifth Column in Aiding Attackers Continues;

Senate Trial of Trump Must Begin Immediately to Keep Him Pinned Down and Boxed in During Last Critical Days of Odious Regime; Nukes Can Be Launched in Minutes, So Don’t Leave a Deranged Person Alone in White House with Nuclear Button; Pillow Pusher Scribbles about Martial Law; Last Chance for Putin and Xi to Cash in on Their Investments;

Lesson of 1920s-1930s: Harsh Treatment and Merciless Ostracism Are Needed the Sooner the Better to Isolate and Demoralize the Storm Troopers Who Threaten Civilization; Classic Tendency of Police and Some Reactionary Officials to Fraternize with Fascist Goons Against Working People Already Noted Between World Wars;

But US Society Is Showing Healthy Response of Disgust and Revulsion for Trump-GOP Attempt to Destroy Traditional Reliance on Elections; Dozens of Fortune 500 Companies and Trade Associations Cut Funding; Domestic Terrorists to Be Added to No-Fly List; Trump Country Clubs Boycotted; Pariah Status Approaches as Pew Poll Shows 29% Approval for Don; End of GOP in Sight;

Alt-Right Incendiaries Try to Evade Responsibility with Fairy Tale that They Were Duped into Rioting Despite Their Pristine Peaceful Intentions; But Who Forced Them to Be Violent?

Sociology of the Magamuffins from Machiavelli to the Present: A Hapless Underclass of Immiserated, Anarchistic, and Marginal Elements, Some Left Over from Earlier Economic Forms, Who Are Incapable of Class Consciousness; They Seldom Enter Politics Except as Strikebreakers or Pawns of Oppressive Finance Capital; But They Can Be Rehabilitated;

Mussolini Seized Power by Largely Legal Means during March on Rome in October 1922, but Did Not Establish a Full Dictatorship Until Mid-1925; Hitler Seized Power by Largely Legal Means in January 1933, but Did Not Acquire Ability to Suspend the Constitution and Rule by Decree Until Late March 1933; Task Now is to Prevent Trump from Completing the Second (Autogolpe) Phase by Removing Him from Power; US Institutions Must Prove Equal to Challenge!

Jan 2021

January 14, 2021

In Fading Twilight of Trump, US Faces Ordeal of Destabilization over Interval of January16-20; National Mall Closed as Fences and Barriers Are Constructed; The Better Part of Valor Is to Stay Home: Don’t Become Cannon Fodder for Trump;

Investigations of Capitol Insurrection Reveal Evidence of Pre-Planning; Many Fascists Knew Exactly What They Were Doing; The Role of Giuliani Faction of FBI, Centered in New York City Field Office, also Compels Attention; 6,000 National Guards Are Already in Washington DC, with Total Likely to Reach 20,000 by Weekend;

Biden Proposes $2 Trillion Emergency Pandemic Relief Package; Highlights Include $70 Million for Covid Shots and Testing, $15 Minimum Wage, $400 per Week Jobless Supplement, An Additional $1,400 per Taxpayer Stimulus, Assistance to Renters and a Halt to Evictions, Money for Child Care and Child Tax Credits, Expanded Earned Income Tax Credit, Cheaper Obamacare Premiums, Restored Paid Sick and Family Leave, $50 Billion for Small Business, $350 Billion in Aid to State and Local Governments, and 15% Increase in Food Stamp (SNAP) Payments; In Aggregate, About $1 Trillion Will Go to Workers and Families; Don’t Let Republican Traitors Hijack This Money in Your Hour of Need!

Lincoln’s Second Inaugural: In 1861,”Insurgent agents were in the City Seeking to Destroy [the Nation]”; One Party “Would Make War Rather than Let the Nation Survive, and the Other Would Accept War Rather than Let It Perish;”

Breaking: Former Michigan Governor Rick Snyder among a Dozen Indicted in Flint Water Deaths; Failed Gateway Executive Installed “Emergency Managers”, i.e., Petty Dictators to Rule in the Name of the Bondholders in Flint, Detroit, Benton Harbor, and other Jurisdictions

Jan 2021

January 13, 2021

House Votes to Impeach Trump a Second Time by 232-197, with an Historic High of Ten Republican Defectors Joining In; Trump Claims He Never Wanted the Violence He Fomented; Process Arguments, Lies, and Abject Whining: House GOP Lacks Any Serious Arguments to Defend the Egregious Betrayal of Last Wednesday; National Unity Cannot Be Founded on the Appeasement of Militant Fascists;

McConnell Hints at Speedy Trial for Trump, but then Reneges, Citing January 19 as Earliest Possible Trial Date; Other Reports Suggest McConnell and His 20-Senator Faction Still Favor Conviction; But McConnell is Now the Lamest of Lame Ducks, as Georgia Counties Must Certify Results for Warnock and Ossoff; When They Are Seated, Senate Will Be 50-50, Ready for Murkowski or Romney to Flip the Majority against Trump;

Trump Submarines on the Hill: Rep. Nadler Warns House of Members Who May Have Served as Informers in Fascist Attack on Capital; AOC Feared Betrayal of Her Location to Fascist Hooligans Seeking Her Demise; Rep. Mikie Sherrill Points to January 5 Tours of Capital Enabled by GOP Reps for Extremist Leaders as Possible Recon Missions for Purposes of Casing the Joint; Scrutiny for GOP Congressmen Brooks, Biggs, and Gosar and “Stop the Steal” Demagogue; Death Threats to Republicans to Deter Pro-Impeachment Votes; 

In Mid-April 1861, Newly-Formed Loyal Regiments from Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and New York Rushed to Answer Lincoln’s Call for 75,000 Volunteers to Save the Union; The First Battle of the Civil War Pitted a Massachusetts Regiment against the Baltimore “Blood Tubs,” a Gang of Local Criminals Who Sought to Stop Rail Traffic to Washington DC from Philadelphia and New York; US Regiments Got Guns and Ammunition, and Slept Overnight in the Capitol; The Soldiers Were Greeted and Thanked by Lincoln, Seward, and Secretary of War Simon Cameron, with Lincoln Shaking Hands with Each Trooper

Jan 2021

January 12, 2021

On Impeachment Eve, Republican Retreat Turns Into Rout!

House Democrats Ready to Vote Wednesday for Second Trump Impeachment and Have the Votes; Prospects for Significant Support from GOP Members Much Enhanced by pro-Impeachment Vote Announced by Liz Cheney, Who Ranks Third in Republican House Hierarchy; Reps. Katko of Syracuse, New York and Kintzinger of Illinois Announce Anti-Trump Votes; Cheney Says House Whip Operation Will Regard this as a Vote of Conscience;

Pence Pre-Emptively Rejects Use of XXV Amendment to Oust Don Even as House is Voting to Demand that He Act;

Unconfirmed Reports from NYT and CNN Say Outgoing Senate Republican Leader McConnell Recognizes that Trump Has Committed Impeachable Crimes; Mitch Is “Pleased” by Prospect of Trump’s Impeachment, which can Facilitate Finally Pushing Don Out of GOP; Real Test is Whether Mitch and His Faction Will Vote to Convict, Remove, and Bar from Future Federal Office;

McConnell’s Newfound Clarity of Moral Vision Has Doubtless Been Assisted by the Dozens of Blue Chip and Fortune 500 Companies Who Are Cutting Back on Their Financial Contributions and other Forms of Support for GOP Explicitly Based on Demand to Stop Lies About Vote Fraud and Stolen Election; Republican Supply Line of Big Money Donations in Grave Danger; Cumulus Broadcasting aka Westwood One Demands Their Reactionary Talkers Stop Harping on Trump Themes; Other Reports Suggest 20 GOP Senators Are “Open” to Conviction; Trial Could Be Fast Tracked by McConnell and Schumer under Emergency Mechanism; Fourteenth Amendment Can Be Used to Brand Trump as Rebel Excluded from Future Federal Office;

Did Republican Congressmen Help the Fascist Mob Locate Democratic Members’ Unmarked Offices?; JCS Statement Confirms Biden is Next President, Heading off Trump Meddling;

The Answer to 1984 is 1776 Supplemented by 1865, the Crushing of Secessionists and Racists at Appomattox!

Jan 2021

January 11, 2021

House Democrats Introduce Resolution for Second Impeachment of Trump for Inciting Insurrection, with Debate and Voting to Start Wednesday Morning; Biden Suggests Two-Tiered Bifurcated Schedule to Handle Confirmations, Emergency Legislation, and Trump Senate Trial; Republicans Block Ultimatum to Pence to Activate XXV Amendment Immediately, which Will Be Approved on Tuesday; 

Memo from FBI, DEA, ATF, Defense Department, US Park Police, and US Marshals Warns of Armed Fascist Attacks on Public Buildings in All 50 State Capitals from January 16 to January 20; This is in Addition to Previous Warning of Armed Putsch Attempts in Nation’s Capital Expected between January 17 and January 20; DC Mayor Bowser Demands and Gets Declaration of State of Emergency from White House; Beware of Fascist Networks Infiltrated into Law Enforcement, and of Foreign Intelligence Services at Work for Subversion!

Former AG Barr and Current White House Counsel Cipollone Warn Trump not to Attempt Self-Pardon; Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf is Third Cabinet Office to Quit Since January 6 Putsch Attempt; Does Cabinet Still Have Quorum Needed to Oust Trump?; Ongoing Probe of January 6 Coup Attempt Points to Attempted Violent Overthrow of US Government;

Across Entire Society, Proliferating Signs of Traditional American Revulsion Against Fascism: Array of Social Media Banish Don and His Lies; Business CEOs and Trade Associations Cutting Campaign Contributions to GOP Fanatics; Professional Golfers’ Association Boycotts Trump Country Club in New Jersey; Calls for New York Bar to Ban Giuliani; Broadcasters Admonish Reactionary Talkers to Stop Raving About Trump Victory and Stolen Election or Be Fired; Cutoff of Cash from Big Money Donors is Threat to GOP Supply Line, Bringing Extinction into View;

About 100 Perpetrators Arrested So Far, with Many More to Come; Sentiment Growing in Congress for Expulsion of Cruz, Hawley, and Brooks;

Waiting for Certification of Georgia Results, which Will Deprive McConnell of Senate Control and Empower New Majority Leader Schumer to Determine the Legislative Calendar;

The Tragedy of the Lumpenproletariat as Key Component of Trump’s Violent-Militant Base

Jan 2021

January 9, 2021 - World Crisis Radio

House Will Vote Monday on Impeachment Resolution by Democrats Cicilline, Raskin, and Lieu with Single Article Focused on Trump’s Attempt to Steal Georgia Electoral Votes and His Open Incitement to Violent Riot During Electoral Vote Count; Abundant Evidence to Convict and Remove is Already Available on Videotape; 185 Democratic and One Republican Co-Sponsor So Far; Craven Pence and Cabinet of Bootlickers are AWOL on XXV Amendment Duty; Parts of Trump’s Base Attack Him for Cowardice;

In Fading Twilight of His Lost Senate GOP Majority, Moscow Mitch Undermines US National Security with More Dangerous Stalling; Impeachment Even After January 20 is Imperative to Bar the Demagogue from Any Future Federal Office; Right Now, He Must Be Deterred and Dissuaded, Hemmed In, Pinned Down, and Boxed In, with All Circuits Overloaded to Prevent Wag the Dog Attempts; Trump, Who Claimed to Love Cops, Takes No Notice of Murder of US Capitol Policeman;

Decisive Practical Argument for Rapid Second Impeachment is to Keep Trump’s Tiny Fingers Away from Nuclear Button; We Need New Version of Schlesinger-Kissinger 1974 Restraints on Nixon’s Access to Nuclear Launch Codes;

Trump Tweets Finally Shut Down after Fomenting Violence; He Reportedly Reneges on Promise of Peaceful Transfer of Power; Over-Ripeness of Seditious GOP for Extinction is Now Beyond Doubt, but Many of the Deluded Are Dodging the Obvious; Sherrod Brown: Expel Cruz and Hawley!

Fascists Planning More Terrorist Actions in Washington and State Capitals on January 17 and January 19-20; FBI Dragnet Arrests Ringleaders; Grotesque and Infantile Excuses from Rioters: Sovereign Individuals Claim They Were Duped by Antifa Provocateurs!; 

More Likely: Private Military Contractors and Espionage Agents of Foreign Enemies; Planned Actions May Have Included Kidnapping, Assassination, or Demolition; Government Computers Were Stolen, Pipe Bombs at DNC and RNC; Were SKIFS Penetrated?

Ossoff and Warnock Await Certification by Georgia Authorities, Who Need to Accelerate Process to Protect Nation; Toomey, Murkowski and Other Senate Republicans Waver; Arrival of Two New Democrats Will Flip Senate, Demote McConnell, and Bring Removal Closer!

Tragic Irony: Magamuffins Are Broken Souls, Reduced by Finance Capital to Desperation and Frenzy, and Deployed for Reactionary and Fascist Purposes;

US Covid Death Toll Passes 370,000

Jan 2021

January 7, 2021

Joint Session of Congress Finishes Counting Electoral Vote Certificates and Declares Biden-Harris Ticket as Winners of 2020 Election at 3:40am; Scoundrels Cruz and Hawley Force Votes on Objections to Arizona and Pennsylvania Electors, But Each Fails with Half a Dozen GOP Backers in Senate; 60% of House GOP Support Sedition;

With 13 Days Left Before Trump’s Term Is Scheduled to End on January 20, Pelosi and Schumer Demand that Pence Activate XXV Amendment to Remove Trump; Cabinet Secretaries Discuss Ouster, but Coward Pence Taking Evasive Action to Flee His Plain Constitutional Duty; Pelosi Says Her Caucus Will Overwhelmingly Support Second Impeachment; 

Imperative Is to Keep Trump Pinned Down and Boxed In, With All Circuits Overloaded, Running Out the Clock While He Is Obsessed with Last-Minute Pardons and Swindles; Trump’s Continued Possession of Nuclear Launch Codes is Intolerable, as is Existence of Armed Fascist Gangs; House Judiciary Chair Nadler Calls for Immediate Impeachment, Cicilline Draws Up Articles; Inciting to Riot in DC and Attempted Extortion of 12,000 Should Suffice and Are on Tape;

With Two Live Pipe Bombs Found in Capitol, Biden Brands Mob of Fascist Hooligans as Domestic Terrorism; What Ever Happens, Trump Must Be Barred from Any Future Federal Office; Trump’s Statements About Peaceful Transfer are Deception;

With Democratic Takeover of Senate and Eclipse of Moneybags McConnell, Prospects Brighten For Necessary Extinction of Republican Party to Complete US Political Re-Alignment; Wall Street Journal Editorial Finds Trump’s Conduct “Impeachable,” Demands that Trump Resign; National Association of Manufacturers Releases Hard-Hitting Statement Demanding Armed Violent Thugs Cease Violence at Capitol, Adding that Pence Should Work with Cabinet “to Invoke the 25th Amendment to Preserve Democracy.”

Yale Management Prof Sonnenfeld Polls Dozens of Top CEOs, Finds 100% Willingness to Threaten GOP Congressmen Who Persist in Negating Election with Funding Cutoff!

Jan 2021

January 6, 2021

Trump Incites Mob of MAGA Fascist Rabble to Storm Capitol and Stop the Electoral Vote Count, Fomenting His Long-Sought Autogolpe; Don Promises to Accompany Thugs, but Runs Away; As Count Resumes After 8pm, GOP Subversives Must Drop Their Objections to Certification of Biden, Shut Up and Go Home; GOP Revealed as Party of Fascist Chaos, Not Worthy of Existence in Modern Republic; Start by Removing the Eight GOP Senators and 60 Representatives Who Voted to Object to Election Results; But Hawley Still Postures;

Suspicious Lack of Defenses around Capitol Despite Well-Known Approach of Fascist Mob Partly Caused by Fear that Trump Would Try to Seize Command of Any Mobilized Troops or Police to Force Them to Join Putsch; Suspecting Trump was Seeking Pretext of Martial Law, Miller and Milley Reportedly Conferred with Leaders of Both Houses, but Not Trump, to Co-Ordinate Measured Response; 6pm Curfews In Force in District and Northern Virginia; Police and National Guard from Nearby Jurisdictions Saved the Day;

Strong Presidential Speech by Biden around 4pm Condemns Trump’s “Assault on Democracy,” “Insurrection,” and “Sedition” and Challenges He Speak on Live Television to Send His Goons Home; Durbin Recalls that 1876 Audit Demanded by Cruz Opened Door to Century of Jim Crow;

Republicans Lose Control of Senate as Warnock and Ossoff Vanquish Loeffler and Purdue; Moscow Mitch Demoted to Minority Leader if He’s Lucky;

Urgent Issue: Two More Weeks of Trump are Intolerable; Choice Is between Ouster through XXV Amendment Activated by Pence and Cabinet Majority, or Lightning Impeachment by House; A Paralyzed Executive Is an Invitation to Sneak Attack from Abroad; 

Distant Mirror: The February 1934 Stavisky Riots in Paris, When Fascist Gangs Attempted to Storm French National Assembly and Install a Mussolini-Style Dictatorship; Stopped Then by Thin Line of Gendarmes;

Epiphany Turns into Infamy, Thanks to Trump

Breaking: Admiral Mullin Supports XXV Amendment to Remove Trump for “Grossly Illegal Conduct”; CBS Reports Cabinet Discussion of Such Removal

Jan 2021

January 5, 2021

Wednesday Will Mark Culmination of 2020 Presidential Election Campaign as Joint Session of Congress Meets for Official Count of Electoral Votes; Biden Should Win Thanks to His Majority of 306;

But Desperado Trump is Casting About for Last-Ditch Demagogic Tactics to Stave Off His Virtually Inevitable Defeat; His Central Gambit is to Force Pence to Break Law and Precedent to Tamper with the Electoral Vote Totals; But Vice Presidents Are Ceremonial Figures, More Master of Ceremonies than Judge and Magistrate; Congress Can Still Vote Down Any Rulings Pence Tries to Make;

Thirteen GOP Senators and About 140 House Members Say They Are Ready to Challenge Electors’ Slates from Battlegrounds They Are Targeting; GOP Bad Faith: They Feel Free to Subvert the Constitution to Impress their Base Because They Assume that Democrats Will Make Sure that this Wretched Spectacle will Have No Consequences;

Trump Forces Promise 3 Million Protesters in Streets on Wednesday to Intimidate Congress, but Their Tuesday Permit Applications Forecast at Most 30,000 at Freedom Plaza on Pennsylvania Avenue,, the Focus of Their Mobilization; Desperate Posturing from Alt-Right Orators; But Real Test Comes on Wednesday, the Anticipated Peak of Trump’s Street Turnout;

In Critical Georgia Runoffs, Democrats Warnock and Ossoff Perform Well, but Result May Not Be Known for Days; 

Breaking: Pence Alleged to Tell Trump that He Has No Power to Alter Electoral Vote Totals; Trump’s Speech in Dalton, Georgia Shows His Grasp of Reality, Always Tenuous, is Now Non-Existent

Jan 2021

January 4, 2021

Rep. Clyburn Predicts Victory for Warnock and Ossoff Over GOP Foes in Tuesday Georgia Primary; To Help Save the Country, Georgians Must Vote for These Democrats;

Trump Caught Red-Handed in Taped Telephone Conversation Attempting to Extort Extra Votes from Georgia Secretary of State Raffensperger to Reverse Election Result; Call Includes Threats of Criminal Prosecution, Cajolery, and Hectoring of Georgia Officials, Who Stick to their Finding that Election Was Legitimate; The Tell-Tale Modus Operandi of the Zelenski Phone Call Confirmed; How Many Similar Phone Calls Has Trump Made to Other State Officials? How Many to Military Leaders?; Overriding Need to Prosecute Trump After January 20 Now Gathering Support in Large Parts of US Public Opinion; 

Trump Fails to Learn Lesson of Gotti, Who Was Finally Indicted and Convicted Because of Too Much Explicit Talk in Telephone Conversations with Partners in Crime;

Reps. Lieu and Rice Urge Wray to Launch FBI Investigation of Trump Under 52 USC 2511 and Georgia State Code; All Ten Living Defense Secretaries Warn Armed Forces to Stay Out of Election Disputes, Which Would Throw US “Into Dangerous, Unlawful, and Unconstitutional Territory”; Accountability May Include “Criminal Penalties”;

Trump Fanatics Determined to Disrupt Wednesday’s Official Counting; Cruz-Hawley Putsch Faction Now Has 13 Senators; Former House Speaker Ryan: Tactics of GOP Hill Extremists Are Not Conservative; 

Nation’s Capital Awaits Arrival of Pro-Trump Hooligan Demonstrators; DC Mayor Wisely Tells Citizens to Stay Home; BLM Renounces Counter-Protests;

Brutal Faction Fight among Republicans Points Again to Early Extinction of Party on Model of Rotten Federalists, Whigs, and Knownothings -- Condign Punishment for Enabling Trump!

Breaking: Proud Boys Boss Enrique Tarrio Arrested upon Arrival in Washington DC; Convicted Felon Charged with Weapons Violations and Earlier Destruction of Property in Burning of BLM Banner

Jan 2021

January 2, 2021 - World Crisis Radio

Senate Votes 81-13 to Reject Trump Veto of NDAA Defense Authorization Act, Following House in Completing Override of Don’s Attempt to Block Bill; Landmark Rebuke of MAGA Shows Hypnotic Spell of Trumpism is Waning;

GOP Rivals Shred Constitution Bidding for Favor of Lunatic Fringe at January 6 Counting of Electoral Votes: Seeking to Overtake Hawley’s Lead in Joining 150 House Extremists, Cruz Today Launches Subversive Phalanx of Johnson, Lankford, Daines, Kennedy, Blackburn, and Braun, Plus New Arrivals Lummis, Marshall, Hagerty, and Tuberville; Cruz Touts “Ten-Day Emergency Audit” to Block Certification of Biden Based on Discredited Hearsay Courts Have Rejected; Mitch and Thune Urge This Dirty Dozen to Dump Don, Citing Futility and Danger of Party Split;

Texas Federal Judge Dismisses Gohmert Lawsuit to Stop Pence from Counting Electoral Votes; Pence Himself Had Repudiated this Effort;

Warring Republican Factions Produce Chaos for Twin Georgia Runoffs, with Democrats Warnock and Ossoff Increasing their Chances to Prevail over Plutocrats; Final Agony of GOP Continues;

Beware War Provocations from Trump Camp on Sunday Anniversary of Suleimani Hit; Cui Bono Analysis Shows Iran Has No Interest in Antagonizing Biden Administration; List of Victims of Russian Hack Now Shows 250 US Government and Business Entities;

Trump, the Would-Be Executioner of the Central Park Five, Presses Forward with Sickening Series of Federal Executions; Honor Pope Francis by Ending Capital Punishment Now!

Seeking to Gaslight World on Reality of Pandemic, Chinese Foreign Minister Raves that Virus May Have Appeared in Several Locations around World; US Adds Top Chinese Chipmaker to Trade Blacklist

2021 is Dante Year: Dante Alighieri Died on September 21 1321; Florentine Poet Originated Concept of Modern Literate Language in General and of Italian Specifically; Exiled under Death Sentence, He Was a Lifelong Fighter against Tyranny

Dec 2020

December 30, 2020

Four Epiphanies for the First Week of the New Year: 

First, Georgia: Trump Demands the Ouster of Republican Governor Kemp for Insufficient Zeal; Don also Condemns Secretary of State Raffensperger for Alleged Communist Chinese Ties of Alleged Brother; Trump States that GOP Politicians Who Oppose $2,000 per Taxpayer Relief Checks; Thanks to this Chaos, Democrats Ossoff and Warnock Have Real Chance to Win in Jan. 5 Double Run-Off for Senate;

Second: Trump Camp Hyping Jan. 6 Protests Against Honest of Electoral Votes in Congress; Sen. Hawley of Missouri Defies Orders from Mitch and Thune, Pledges to Object to Legal Slates of Electors, Threatening to Slit GOP and Make Unprincipled Opportunists Choose Between Legality and Loyalty to Trump; 

Three: Will there be Demos in Washington DC and Other Cities? Will They Be Violent? Plan is to Use Conflict to Declare Martial Law and Cancel Results of November 3 Ballot in Battleground States Trump Lost;

Four: Pentagon Bigwigs Refuse to Brief Biden Transition About What They Are Doing, Raising Specter of Autogolpe and Putsch; Why Are Kash Patel and Cohn-Watnick Tampering with NSA, US Cybercommand, and FBI?; One Insider Scenario Has NSA Splitting from Cybercommand under Control of pro-Trump Bureaucrats and Joining with Decapitated FBI to Keep Usurper in Power; 

As Part of Same Effort, Sharp High-Level Disagreements Are Reported about Whether Iran is Preparing a Surprise Strike against US Assets in Gulf Region for Suleimani Anniversary; Is This a Smokescreen for Trump War Provocations?

Manhattan DA Hires Leading Forensic Accounting Firm to Prepare Expected Tax and Bank Fraud Case against Don after January 20;

Tonight, Trump Abruptly Announces Surprise Early Return from Florida to White House; Why Would He Be Needed in Capital?

Dec 2020

December 29, 2020

McConnell Cynically Turns Back Attempt by Senate Democrats to Pass $2,000 per Person Emergency Payments; GOP Leader Marches as Usual to Tune of Predatory Billionaire Megadonors, not Urgent Needs of the American People; Will Georgia Voters Turn Out to be Smarter than Mitch’s Voters in Kentucky?; 

Mitch’s Extortion Revolves Around Providing Liability Shield for Big Business, Paired with Ending Liability Protection for IT and Social Media Companies Hated by Trump; Loeffler and Purdue Boasted They Were 100% with Trump, But Not When It Came to Increasing Payments to Working People; They Have Now Flip-Flopped Back to $2,000; Mitch Also Demanding Measures against Fantomatic “Voter Fraud”; 

In the Meantime, Pandemic Relief Will Entail Meager Checks of $600 per Taxpayer

Epiphany, the Biblical Arrival of the Three Magi in Bethlehem Celebrated on January 6, is Metaphorically Seen as the Moment of Truth when the Essence of Things is Made Manifest; This Year’s Epiphany Will Reveal Three Key Truths:

First Will Be the Results of the Previous Day’s Georgia Run-Off Elections, which Will Determine Control of the US Senate; A GOP Defeat for Both Seats is Vital;

Second: On January 6, the Congress Must Count the Electoral Votes Cast on December 14 and Sent to Washington; Will pro-Trump Forces Manage to Recruit One Congressman and One Senator to Protest the Slates Sent in by at Least One State?; Can These Objections Pass the Two Houses of Congress?;

Third: Can the Trump Extremists Deliver on the Duce’s Calls for Mass Protests in the Capital while the Votes Are Being Counted?; And Will These Protests Be Violent or Peaceful?

These Three Outcomes Will Provide Much Insight into the Likely Course of 2021

Dec 2020

December 28, 2020

Trump Regime and Republican Party Splintering, with Congressional Lockstep Shattered and Media Cheering Section Increasingly Critical; 

In Landmark Defeat For Lame Duck Regime, House Votes to Override Trump’s Veto of NDAA Pentagon Appropriations Bill, Passing Hurdle of Two Thirds Majority With 322 Yeas, 87 Neas, and 21 Not Voting; 109 GOP Reps Break with Don, with Only 66 Supporting His Erratic Veto; A Meager 26 GOP Reps Who Had Supported Bill Change Sides to Stick with Trump; Texas GOP Rep. Thornberry, Ranking Member of House Armed Services, Urges Veto Override; 

House also Passes Cash Act to Increase Covid Aid from $600 to $2,000 per Taxpayer with Two Thirds Majority of 275-134, with Over 40 GOP Votes; Next Obstacle is Mitch McConnell, the Grim Reaper of the Senate – Break His Power in Georgia Next Week on January 5!;

Pelosi Highlights nearly $1 Trillion for Small Business Already Provided in 2020, Largely through Democratic Efforts; Ultra-Lefts and Corporate Media Snipe at House Leadership, not GOP Wreckers;

Lame Duck Prez Had Yielded to Overwhelming Pressure Sunday Night by Signing $908 Billion Emergency Pandemic Aid as Rider on $1.4 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill; Move was Needed to Avoid Government Shutdown this Week; Trump Tantrum Interrupts Jobless Payments for Unemployed in Many States;

Biden Accuses Trump Gang at Pentagon of Disrupting Transition by Sabotaging Information Flows despite Danger of Domestic Terrorism and Hostile Foreign Ops; 

Trump Claims Deal with Hill GOP to Hamper Electoral Vote Count Next Week on January 6; Will Fascist Gangs Attempt to Provide Pretext for Martial Law?; Rep. Gohmert Sues Pence to Stop Honest Vote Count; Rupert Murdoch’s New York Post Warns Don to “Stop the Insanity” of Coup against Democracy;

Holy Innocents as a Mirror for Current US Regime: In Remembrance of Babies and Children Slain by King Herod to Stay in Power

Dec 2020

December 26, 2020 - World Crisis Radio

Pandemic Benefits Run Out December 26 for Tens of Millions as Trump Refuses to Sign $908 Billion Emergency Bill Merged with $1.4 Trillion Budget Appropriations Bill; Pentagon Funding Still Blocked; Congress Must Override NDAA Veto on Monday to Prevent Chaos in Armed Forces; If Trump Sabotage Continues, He Must Be Removed from Office;

UK Stops Short of No-Deal Brexit Abyss through Small Concessions to European Union; Outcome Must Be Seen as Defeat for BoJo’s Long-Held Preference for Chaotic Outcome; EU Must Now Beware British Attempts to Pull Apart 27-Nation Bloc;

November 1950 Marks 70th Anniversary of Unprovoked and Dastardly Attack by 400,000 Troops from Chairman Mao’s Chinese Communist People’s Liberation Army, backed by Stalin, on Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s United Nations Forces in Korea; With His September 1950 Inchon Landing, MacArthur Had Destroyed the North Korean Army Sent into South Korea by Dictator Kim il Sung; Inchon Still Stands as Last Clear US Military Victory Against an Equally Formidable Enemy;

Truman’s Foreign Policy Was Controlled by an Anglophile Appeasement Clique Composed of Harriman, Acheson, Rusk, Marshall, and Bradley, Who Stubbornly Refused to Respond to Reality of Wider War and Set Up Absurd and Artificial Barriers to US Countermeasures Along and Across the Yalu River Border; As US Special Envoy for China, Marshall Had Ordered the July 1946 to May 1947 Embargo on US Weapons Going to Nationalist Leader Chiang Kai-Shek, while Mao Kept Getting Arms from USSR; This Embargo Guaranteed Mao’s 1949 Victory, with Huge Implications down to Today;

MacArthur’s Difficulties Were Multiplied by Operations of UK Cambridge Spy Ring of Philby, MacLean, Burgess, and Blunt Alerting Moscow and Beijing to US Secret Plans; This Was Classical British Balancing Between US and USSR; 

The Xi Regime Claims to be Confucian, but This is Spurious; Xi’s Actions Reveal Him (like Mao) as a Legalist Practitioner of Oriental Despotism in the Tradition of the First Emperor Chin Shi Huang (247-210 BC), Who Consolidated the Great Wall and Grand Canal, While Burning Books and Burying Opposition Scholars Alive

Dec 2020

December 24, 2020

Using the Holiday for Intellectual Rest and Recreation to Foster Clear Thinking and Effective Political Action during the Final Days of Trump’s Catastrophic Regime; To Counteract the Effects of Trump’s Scurrilous Vulgarity, This is the Ideal Time to Make Classical Music into a Long-Term Beneficial Habit; 

December is Beethoven Month, Marking the Great Composer’s 250 Birthday: A Great Time to Get to Know This Music Starting with Several Dozen Scottish, Irish, and Welsh Songs, All in English; Then Turn to the Opera Fidelio, a Profoundly Feminist Work that Exemplifies Devotion to All of Humanity; December 22 Was the Birthday of Puccini, who Possessed the Bright Gift of Melody, So Rare in Our Time; Broadcasts of Handel’s Messiah Are Easy to Find Online and on Radio;

More Examples: Metropolitan Opera Broadcasts for Free Every Saturday Afternoon at 1pm Eastern; Last Saturday’s Opera was Hansel and Gretel in English for Children; On the Saturday After Christmas, Mozart’s Magic Flute will Follow, also in English;

Verdi Has Special Importance Because of his Key Role in Italian Independence and the Risorgimento, Part of the Great Nation Building Age in the Mid-Nineteenth Century; Verdi’s Best Work is Animated by a Strong Anti-Oligarchical Feeling; Targets Include the Egyptian Priests in Aida, Public Opinion in Luisa Miller, Parisian High Society in Traviata, the Spanish Inquisition in Don Carlo, and the Venetian and Genoese Oligarchies in The Two Foscari and Simon Boccanegra;

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to Friends and Listeners to the Program!

Dec 2020

December 23, 2020

Going Berserk: Trump Vetoes NDAA Pentagon Funding Bill, Crippling Payments Needed to Defeat Russian Cyberattacks and Resist China; 3% Pay Increase for US Military also Blocked; Main Pretext Cited is Trump’s High Esteem for Confederate Traitors and Insurrectionists Whose Names He Wants Kept on US Military Bases; Good Chance His Veto Can Be Overridden by House Democrats on December 28;

Waiting Unsigned in the On Deck Circle for the Next Trump Veto Pitch is the $908 Emergency Covid Relief Bill, Merged with $1.4 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill that Funds the Federal Government Into the New Year; If Trump Really Wants $2,000 Per Taxpayer Checks, Dems Are Eager to Oblige; But if Trump Vetoes this Package, the Government will Quickly Run Out of Money and a Shutdown Will Result Starting on December 28 and Possibly Extending through January 20; Trump May Want the Shutdown to Maximize Chaos;

With Over 3,000 Americans Dying Every Day, Pence and Half the Cabinet Must Join in Invoking the XXV Amendment to Remove this Incapacitated President before He Starts a War with Iran;

Prime Minister Modi of India Would Be Well Advised to Maintain and Expand the Country’s Minimum Support Price as a Nationwide Parity Price Support Covering all Staple Crops; Parity Represents the Cost of All Inputs plus Reasonable Income for Family Farmers and a Profit Earmarked for Capital Investment; Farm Economies also Require National Irrigation and Transportation Systems to be Viable; Keep Farms Going with a Version of the 1934 Frazier-Lemke Act to Stop Foreclosures and Evictions; Give Debt Relief via a Haircut for the Banks and a Tax on Predatory Financial Interests; Cheap Credit Must Be Provided by Central Bank, and Food Stocks Used Strategically to Support Friends and Allies;

Belated Birthday Wishes to Composer Giacomo Puccini, Born in Lucca on December 22 1858

Breaking: Trump Pardon Spree for Cronies and Enablers Continues

Dec 2020

December 22, 2020

Increasingly Unstable Trump Threatens to Veto $908 Billion Emergency Covid Relief Bill Passed Yesterday by Both Houses, Claiming He Wants to Send $2,000 to Each Taxpayer, Not the $600 Per Person Currently in Bill; Pelosi Calls His Bluff: “Let’s Do It!”

Trump Has Still Not Given up on Autogolpe, Getting Sage Advice from House Extremists Matt Gaetz, Jim Jordan, Louie Gohmert, and Mo Brooks, Who Has Pledged to Lead Objections to Votes from Pro-Biden Swing States at Counting of Electoral Votes on January 6; 

Orange Dotard Presiding These Days Over Frequent Meetings of White House Court of Miracles, Frequented by Flynn Lawyer Sidney Powell and Others; Pentagon Nervous with Good Reason over Attempts to Recruit Military for Subversive Efforts; But Just One Colonel or Brigadier General with a Loyal Unit of Fanatics Could Play Hell with the US Government; Time for Measures to Prevent Trump Rampage, as During Final Days of Nixon in 1974;

Will the Failure of Trump, BoJo, and other Demagogues Mark the Beginning of the End of Their Brand Worldwide as US and UK Face Utter Chaos?

Breaking: Trump Pardons a Phalanx of 15 Malefactors and Commutes Five Sentences, with Four Blackwater Mercenaries and Three Republican Congressmen plus Campaign Bigwigs, and Many More Likely to Come

Dec 2020

December 21, 2020

Congress Expected to Pass $908 Billion Emergency Aid Bill Tonight as Down Payment towards Meeting Needs; Measure is Second Largest Relief Bill in US History Second Only to March CARES Act, But Exceeding Legislation Passed During Derivatives Panic of 2008; Entire Hill GOP and Especially 20 Senate Austerity Ghouls Wanted to Vote ZERO Extra Funding for Pandemic; Did Mitch Blink?

House Passes Aid Package by Lopsided Margin; Senate Will Vote within Hours;

Hard-Core Clique of Trump and His Lawyers Continues to Eye Autogolpe under Color of Martial Law; Putschists Gather in the Oval;

Why Did Toomey Fight So Hard to Cripple Many Emergency Lending Powers of Federal Reserve? Why Did Schumer Fight Even Harder to Preserve these Lending Powers, and Ultimately Save Most of Them? Why Did Democrats Sacrifice $160 Billion Urgently Needed by States and Cities to Safeguard Possible Fed Lending?

Our Best Guess Is that Biden Forces Could Be Preparing Joint Effort with Fed to Generate Hundreds of Billions and More in 0%, Hundred-Year Credit for Infrastructure, Education, and Far More than $160 Billion for Cities and States;

Alt-Right Incendiaries Are Helping to Make Trump the Ultimate Wrecking Ball for the Republican Party as They Boycott Loeffler and Purdue; Path to GOP Extinction is Wide Open for January 5 in Georgia and Beyond;

Supreme Court Majority of Six Reactionaries Are All Originalists, but Not One of Them Can Interpret “Whole Number” When it comes to Counting All Persons in the Census, as Specified by the Constitution; 

Tonight’s Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn is Closest since 1623; Next Comparable Events Expected in 2060 and 2080

Dec 2020

December 19, 2020 - World Crisis Radio

Breaking: Trump Eyes Martial Law to Hold onto Power, Triggering Heated Clash in Oval Office Friday, CNN Reports Allege; White House Counsel Cipollone and Chief of Staff Meadows Said to Reject Autogolpe to Impose Dictatorship; Flynn’s Lawyer Sidney Powell Allegedly Considered as Stay-Behind Special Counsel; In This Atmosphere of Outrageous Sedition, Trump Must Immediately Resign or Be Removed Under XXV Amendment; 

Flynn Had Touted Martial Law with Military Forces to Obtain Do-Over Vote in Decisive Swing States; But American People Will Not Be Coerced into a Dog and Pony Show to Subvert Constitution and Install a New Duce; Pentagon Halts Briefings to Biden Transition Team, Raising Suspicion of What Trump’s Newly-Appointed Conspiracy Buffs Might Be Doing Behind Curtain of Silence; Army Gen. McCaffrey: If Trump Calls for a Coup d’État, “Nobody Will Come’; 

After a Week of Silence, Trump Refuses to Attribute Large-Scale Hack of Federal Agencies to Russian Intelligence, Despite Previous Statement by Pompeo Clearly Accusing Kremlin; Trump Claims China is Guilty Party; Trump Still Threatening to Veto Pentagon Budget Bill, with GOP Quislings Getting Less Likely to Override;

“We Want Them Infected” – HHS Emails Show Officials Advocated Mass Casualty Herd Immunity Policy during Pandemic;

Austerity Ghoul Toomey Runs Dirty Tricks to Block $908 Billion Package to Prevent Biden from Using Cheap Federal Reserve Credit to Fuel Economic Recovery, Stabilize States and Cities, Aid Small Business, and Protect Working Families; New Funding Deadline Is Sunday at Midnight

Dec 2020

December 17, 2020

Trump Still Threatening to Veto National Defense Authorization Act; Claims Bill Favors China; He also Wants to End Liability Shield for Social Media and Stop Removal of Confederate Names from US Bases; Likely Real-World Goal: To Cripple US Intelligence Defenses as Part of Appeasement;

While Trump Remains Spitefully Silent, New Reports on Extent of Russian SVR Hack Demonstrate Break-Ins at State, Defense, Treasury, Homeland Security, NIH, and other Government Agencies Since March; 

New Attacks Revealed on Energy Department’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Federal Energy Regulatory Regulatory Commission, and the Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratories; US “Einstein System” Fails to Detect Presence of Hackers; Trump Cabinet Vet Bossert Warns that Current Level of Russian Access Could be Used for Things Far Worse than Just Spying;

Biden Calls Hack Attacks “a Matter of Great Concern…my Administration will Make Cybersecurity a Top Priority at Every Level of Government”; Coons, Evidently Acting as Semi-Official Transition Spokesman for Biden, Condemns Extraordinary Russian Aggressivity, Noting Ominously that Blatant Cyber-War Attack Proves “Deterrence Has Failed”;

Putin Refuses to Deny Kremlin Role in Poisoning of Opposition Figure Navalny; Accuses Navalny of Working with CIA

Dec 2020

December 16, 2020

Last Days of Trump: McConnell Orders GOP Senators Not To Join in the Mo Brooks Rebellion Planned to Challenge Electoral College Results When Votes Are Tallied in Capitol on January 6;

$908 Billion Package Would Bring $600 Lump Sum per Person and $300 per Week Supplement for Jobless Benefits, Plus Money for Vaccine Distribution; But McConnell Still Blocks $160 Billion Needed by State and Local Government; Biden Has Promised that Current Measure is Only a Down Payment on Real Relief and Stimulus after January 20; Trump, Mnuchin, and McConnell – Not Governors or Mayors or Pelosi-- Have Sabotaged Payments to Small Business; Christmas Cliff Two Weeks Away;

Nationalize the Fed: Powell of Federal Reserve Will Extend Infamous Repo Operations through September 2021 to Prop Up Wall Street Bubble, but is Adamant that Helping State and Local Governments in Pandemic as Entirely the Responsibility of Congress; Fed Uneasy over Balance Sheet Loaded with Junk Derivatives;

Ludwig van Beethoven, One of World’s Greatest Composers, Was Born Two Hundred Fifty on This Day of December 16 1770 in Today’s Bonn Germany; For Easy Access to Beethoven’s Work for Americans Who May Not Know Him, We Suggest His English-Language Scottish and Irish Songs, Followed by Other Songs and His Sole Opera, Fidelio; Then Study the Nine Symphonies and the Late String Quartets, Concluding with the Great Fugue, Opus 133;

Breaking: Classified Briefing on Russian Hacking Finds Massive Negligence about Cyber-Defense on Trump’s Watch, Despite Multiple Warnings; Sen. Blumenthal: “Virtually an Act of War”

Dec 2020
Dec 2020

December 14, 2020

Electoral College Makes Biden 46th President by Vote of 306 to 232 in 51 Orderly Meetings Across US; No Rogue or Faithless Electors Materialize; Michigan State Capitol Closed to Other Business After State Police Report Credible Terrorist Threat Against Electoral College Meeting, But Fascists Fail to Show Up;

“Democracy Has Prevailed”; Biden Claims 306 as Landslide; Reminds GOP that People Grant Power to Politicians, not Vice Versa; But Trump Diehards, Still Incorrigible, Are Preparing Forged Last Gasp Lists of Pro-Trump Reactionaries to Put Before Congress on January 6; Rep. Mo Brooks and Other GOP Fanatics Are Seeking a Senator to Second Their Rejection of Legally Certified Electors; GOP’s Faux Slates of Electors Mailed to National Archives Represent Mail Fraud, Which Must Be Severely Punished; Liberticide AG Barr Exits Groveling; But Will Trump Still Follow His Pardon Strategy from 1992?

Trump Lockstep is Fragmenting Under Hammer-Blows of Court Defeats; Quarrels Break Out Among Fox Hosts About Next Moves; Rep. Mitchell (R-MI) of House Minority Leadership Resigns from Party; Some Senators Flee Don;

US Will Be Weakest from Now through January 20, with Nation Headless and Adrift; This the Ideal Moment for Russian and Chinese Cyber-Attacks;

White House Confirms Foreign Hackers Have Penetrated Treasury and Commerce Departments; Leading US Anti-Hacker Firm FireEye Robbed of Powerful Cyber-Weapons; NSA Warns that “Russian State Sponsored Actors” Are Attacking US Agencies Exploiting Flaws in Software; CISA Orion Points to Solar Winds Orion Platform; Prime Suspects Are SVR-KGB Perpetrators of APT29/Cozy Bear; Russian Embassy Denies Everything; Many Google Services Down for an Hour This Morning;

Dec 2020

December 12, 2020 - World Crisis Radio

US Supreme Court Unanimously Blocks Seditious Ploy by Trump, 18 Red States, and 127 House GOPers to Overthrow Election Under Color of Law; Even Ultra-Reactionaries Alito and Thomas Shun Trump; Electoral College Votes in State Capitals on Monday January 14; To Restore Legal Government and Ward Off Total Chaos, Biden-Harris Must Be Inaugurated on January 20; 

Crazed GOP Revanchists Spout Secession, Formation of Fascist Rump State in Violation of Smith Act; Chinese-Russian Threat is Suddenly Forgotten; Extinction of Republican Party to Preserve, Protect, and Defend US Constitution is Now Top Priority for All Honest Officials Being Sworn In;

Bedraggled Pro-Trump Rabble Postures in Streets of Washington, as Benedict Donald Flies Overhead; Fascist Gangs Play Key Role;

Trump Strategy is to Cripple America with Wrecking Ops to Paralyze Biden Administration; His Stay-Behind Sabotage Squads in Federal Bureaucracy Must Be Ruthlessly Removed; If Trump and Barr Try to Inflict a Special Prosecutor, Next Attorney General Must Fire that Person on January 20; No Marquess of Queensbury Rules for Fascists!

Pfizer COVID Vaccine Now Being Shipped in US After Approval by FDA and CDC; How Long Before Americans Die in Streets After Being Turned Away by Overcrowded Hospitals?

Catastrophic No-Deal Brexit Just Hours Away, with Huge New Disruptions Piled on Pandemic; BoJo Courts Armed Conflict over Trivia by Sending Warships into Channel to Protect Fishing Grounds; Biden and Blinken Must Deliver Ultimatum to London to Back Off from Suicidal Clash Among NATO Allies!

Dec 2020

December 10, 2020

106 Seditious House Republicans Endorse Dictatorship in Form of Attack on November 3 Presidential Election by Trump, Texas, and 17 Reactionary States Now Before Supremes; Trump is Said to Be Taking Names, So Voters Should Take Names Too; Response from Supremes May Be Imminent; McConnell’s GOP Has Time to Shred Constitution, But No Time to Pass Urgently Needed Pandemic Relief; Extinction of Republican Party Is Necessary Response to GOP’s Monstrous Excesses;

1500 Lawyers Want Disbarment of Trump Lawyers for Lying as Officers of the Court; Federal Rule Eleven Sanctions for Bringing Frivolous Law Suits Are Also Long Overdue;

FDA Advisory Panel Votes 17 to 4 to Approve Emergency Use Authorization for Pfizer-Biontech Vaccine for Those 16 and Up; Final Decision on Vaccine from FDA Officials Expected Momentarily; 

Biden Reminds Black Leaders that Unwise Slogan of Defund the Police Helped GOP to “Beat the Living Hell” Out of Democrats in Election; Stresses that Much Can Be Done Provided It Be Done Carefully, After January 5 Runoff; Since Vilsack Erred in Firing Shirley Sherrod, Compensate Her for the Injustice;

Last Tango in Brussels: British Press Now View Catastrophic No-Deal Brexit as Likely; Biden Should Again Demand that BoJo & Co. Stop Wrecking the West; 

Trump-Barr Death Cult Setting Up Busiest Year for Federal Executions Since 1896, Including First Woman in 70 Years; Death Penalty is a Racist Relic of Barbarism and Must Be Abolished;

Determined to Keep Americans Divided Even as Trump Rides Into Oblivion, Limbaugh Talks Culture Wars and Secession Once Again; But Lesson of Civil War is Never Again; And That Means Never Again Trump, and Never Again GOP!

Best Wishes for Chanukah to Friends and Listeners!

Dec 2020

December 9, 2020

All Fifty States Have Now Certified Their Election Results and Electors in Conformity with Safe Haven Requirements; Biden’s 306 Electoral Vote Total Makes Him Next President, According to Applicable Law; Electoral College Meets in State Capitals on Monday;

But Trump Presses Last-Ditch Lawsuit to Shred the Right to Vote of Americans: Seventeen Reactionary State AGs Join Rogue Attorney General Paxton of Texas in Attack on Statehood of Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Georgia; Supremes to Hear Initial Arguments Thursday; Time for Rule Eleven Sanctions Against These AGs and Pro-Trump Lawyers;

Will States Accept Lessons in Election Organization from Voter Suppression Leader Texas, Where Only One Drop Box for Paper Ballots Was Allowed in Each County; GOP Hates All Voter-Verifiable Paper Trails Because They Make Theft by Republicans More Difficult;

GOP’s Armed Fascist Gangs Run Wild in Various States with Political Cover from White House Usurper; 

How Biden’s Personal Friendship with Defense Secretary-Designate Lloyd Austin Can Help Block Coups, Autogolpes, Putsches, and Other Subversive Chicanery Coming from the Trump Camp; In Parlous Times, President Has Right to Choose a Defense Minister He Knows and Trusts; Austin is Expert in Logistics, a Specialty Needed During Pandemic; Expertise in Directed Energy Weapons Using New Physical Principles Also Needed; 

Gen. McCaffrey Backs Austin as Bulwark Needed in Pentagon to Counter “Squirrely Lads Burrowing In,” i.e. Trump’s Incompetent Recent Appointments Spreading Chaos!

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