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“The Line” megaproject was brought to my attention again recently: There has been a lot of commentary around “The Line” that goes like: “It’s dystopia city! The Great Reset!” Well, maybe it is that, too, but I think it’s quite obviously something else—assuming it doesn’t even up just being another failed megaproject, of which there …

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The central premise of the book is that exaggerated doubt in the CIA’s competence, budget cuts, and real intelligence failures led to the major intelligence failures of the 21st century. The book is very fair to its criticized parties, offering a steel-man case for them in turn. In the CIA’s case, the author offers a …

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I’ve just been shown some new information on the war in Ukraine that casts the entire conflict in a new light. I present here a summary of my key takeaways. This information comes from a video recorded on September 23rd: The host of the show “IvanTheHeathen,” is a Ukrainian native who speaks Ukrainian, Russian, and …

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Revolution 1989: The Fall of the Soviet Empire, by Victor Sebestyen, tells the story of the fall of the Soviet Empire in each European Warsaw Pact nation. The story is told in in a personal way, focusing on particular individuals from chapter to chapter. It mostly covers the period of 1980-1989. Although the Russian heads …

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The Russian President Mr. Putin announced the partial mobilization of Russian reservists. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu clarified that the mobilization would include 300,000 reservists. The way the Pentagon sees Russia’s mobilization of 300,000 reservists is that there are now 300,000 more Russians they can kill. This is happening concurrently with the referendums to be held …

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Hello everyone. I have not been poasting as much lately, especially on my YouTube channel; today I will be talking about my off-the-grid homesteading project that has been the primary cause of my absence. I will not be talking about the general who/what/when/where/why, but about specific projects. These posts will be for paid-only subscribers for …

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The campaigning season for 2022 is coming to a close (not that modern armies cannot operate in winter), and the war in Ukraine is still ongoing. This is a problem for Russia, because Russia does not have time on her side. Russia is going to have to find a way to end the war soon. …

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Gray Mirror On money and power I was recently confronted with a live and healthy example of a belief system I thought was dead: the idea that money has power. Money has no power. Also, in the paywalled part of the post (sorry! I gotta eat!), we will have some thoughts about how money… Read …

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A few days ago Pedro Gonzales poasted on Twitter one of those cyclic diagnoses of how the alt-right or dissident right or whatever name it’s going by these days has lost it’s way, is confused, is stagnant, etc.… Frankly, the post pissed me off, mainly because of the thought “who the fuck are you to …

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The CIA and the Cult of Intelligence is a book co-authored by both Victor Marchetti and John D. Marks. Marchetti provides insider information on the CIA, having served from 1955 to 1972, rising to the rank of executive assistant to the Deputy Director. Marks joined the State Department in 1966, where he worked as an …

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