Weekend Show Politics – Sat 22 Jun, 2019

Hour 2 – Politics

Full Hour
  • Segment 1 – Recently the medical community announced the possible introduction of a pill that drastically reduce the aging process. We discuss this with Bridgette Portman Phd.
  • Segment 2 – Dr Bridgette Portman describes her play Ageless which debuted in San Francisco bringing up interesting questions about the aging process.
  • Segment 3 – We discuss the opposite philosophies the current political spectrum with John Perazzo of the David Horowitz Freedom Foundation.
  • Segment 4 – John Perazzo continues his discussion involving both sides of political philosophies in America.

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  1. On June 22, 2019 at 9:24 am,
    cfs says:

    It would be an extraordinary pill, but highly improbable. While Telomere lengthening problem is partly solved, it appears other factors in aging still dominate.

    Biden promissed that cancer would be cured within ten years, if he was elected President. Now that is entirely possible:

    https://www.bbc.com/news/health-48706822

    10 years is perhaps a little too short, but the technique investigated at Stanford of using CAR-T cells to recognise proteins on the outside of cancer cells, does present a way of killing cancer cells despite there being so many different cancers.

    • On June 22, 2019 at 12:10 pm,
      Robert Moriarty says:

      For those who actually believe Trump has an IQ of 160

      According to an excerpt from Bob Woodward’s Fear … the Goldman Sachs president turned National Economic Council director came away from his very first meeting with Donald Trump “astounded” by just how dumb the guy was.

      Other examples, also summed up by Levin, abound:

      Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, according to Woodward, told close associates that the president “had the understanding of ‘a fifth- or sixth-grader.'” Scott Pruitt essentially called him an imbecile “when it comes to things like the Constitution and rule of law.” Former White House deputy chief of staff Katie Walsh reportedly said working with him was “like trying to figure out what a child wants,” which feels like an insult to children. And of course, someone “purporting to represent the views” of Cohn sent an email in April 2017 describing the president as “an idiot surrounded by clowns.”

      https://adage.com/article/campaign-trail/a-words-trump-s-i-q-problem/314894

      I met Barbara through Mensa. Trump wouldn’t qualify.

      • On June 22, 2019 at 12:49 pm,
        Al B Korelin says:

        I have never doubted that you were a Mensa. You are a very successful individual from a monetary standpoint. Having known you for as long as I have I can say accurately that you are the most successful stock promoter who I have ever met in my career.

        Regarding Trump, I have an opinion, but certainly not on his intelligence. My only comment is that I highly value the opinion of CFS and also David Horowitz both of whom hold Trump in high regard.

        Bob, my positive thoughts about Trump stem exclusively from my strong disagreement with the majority of the Democrats. (more accurately called Liberals) I strongly disagree with their social views primarily those dealing with societal morals.
        I pride myself in never having lied; never cheated on a woman who I was in a relationship with and always paid every single debt that I had.

        I would bet that you also share my values.

        • On June 22, 2019 at 1:02 pm,
          b says:

          Al, looks like PCR disagrees with you, CFS and Horowitz.

          As We Face Armageddon the Western World Is Leaderless (6/22/2019)

          https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/

          • On June 22, 2019 at 2:17 pm,
            Al B Korelin says:

            I agree that the world is without an effective leadet

          • On June 22, 2019 at 2:26 pm,
            b says:

            Then west, is without leadership.

          • On June 23, 2019 at 2:12 pm,
            Big Al says:

            Paul Craig Roberts is simply another man with an opinion.

        • On June 23, 2019 at 12:41 pm,
          Robert Moriarty says:

          Is there any chance the US would commit a false flag operation?

          https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-06-21/read-cheering-next-war

          • On June 23, 2019 at 2:17 pm,
            Big Al says:

            Bob, only a complete idiot would disagree with Brokaw and Hamilton and I am certainly not a complete idiot!

      • On June 22, 2019 at 1:02 pm,
        cfs says:

        Mr. Moriarty, you know there is a difference between intelligence and knowledge.

        I have seen President Trump’s I.Q reported at a lowest 145, and generally between 155 and 165.
        There is little dounbt, however, some of our most intelligent Presidents were those elected shortly after our country’s independence.
        https://www.rd.com/culture/presidents-with-the-highest-iq-scores/

        They also were also, for the most part, real servants of the country, not in it for fortunes of graft.

        • On June 22, 2019 at 5:18 pm,
          Robert Moriarty says:

          CFS:

          As I said before, you made that up.

          I have known a lot of people who would qualify for Mensa including a few with IQs of 150-160. Trump isn’t one of them. You can listen to him speak and realize you are not dealing with a rocket scientist.

          He was elected in an unfair election where the FBI, DOJ, NSA and CIA was trying to prevent his election in addition to Clinton literally stealing votes. So he is president and no doubt a better choice than HC. But he’s a serial liar, ignorant of economics, has a total lack of empathy and no world knowledge. He is a fitting president to preside over the demise of the USA. He is owned and operated on behalf of rich Jewish donators and is playing with a hand grenade with the pin pulled.

          Iran is quite capable and willing to defend itself.

          Should they do the same thing to the US that we have done to them the banks will close two weeks after the straits close. That is the worst idea I have ever heard. When that happens the US is going to find how few friends we have.

          • On June 22, 2019 at 5:34 pm,
            cfs says:
          • On June 22, 2019 at 8:37 pm,
            Big Al says:

            Robert, it will be interesting to see if that is the case.

            I do agree with you that America is in trouble.

            By the way, I am sorry that you cannot come back on our program. I o miss chatting with you. Even off the record

      • On June 22, 2019 at 1:27 pm,
        bonzo b. says:

        Compared to Biden, Obama, and Hillary, Trump is a genius, but that isn’t saying much.
        Nixon declared war on cancer nearly 50 years ago, and if anyone discovered a cure he would be “suicided” as the oncologists make too much money selling toxic chemo treatments to allow any cure to become known, unless it was even more profitable for them. Biden looks and sounds so senile that he could die any day. He will not be the nominee.

        • On June 22, 2019 at 1:43 pm,
          OOTB Jerry says:

          Speaking of Tricky Dick………
          Just think, he might have been the last person to see…….That there is NO gold at Ft. Knox.
          🙂
          Ever wonder why , he did not give up the gold to France….?….Might be there is NO GOLD..

          • On June 22, 2019 at 1:46 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            Oh, Heck…..I forgot…..Bix Weir said it is in the ground in the Grand Canyon….ok, we are safe now…. 🙂

          • On June 22, 2019 at 1:56 pm,
            cfs says:

            I have no doubt there is gold in Fort Knox, that’s not the problem. Ownership is.

          • On June 22, 2019 at 2:20 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            You seen it………..How about the audit…..

          • On June 22, 2019 at 2:30 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            Germany ever get all their gold ..?
            World Trade Center Gold…..?….where did that go….?

          • On June 22, 2019 at 3:59 pm,
            cfs says:

            Germany got its gold way ahead of the stupid schedule.

          • On June 22, 2019 at 4:38 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            Lol…….Should never have been a schedule….
            Seems to me, the delivered bars…were not their bars, the Numbers did not match.

          • On June 23, 2019 at 12:40 pm,
            Al Korelin says:

            Morning Jerry, we discussed that subject into the ground a number of years ago. Having never seen or not seen it, I simply cannot opine.

            As you know, I used to be a big time gold and silver bug and now not so much. I purchased silver at $14/ounce and today trying to sell it, I would bet that i will be lucky to get 50% of that amount.

          • On June 23, 2019 at 3:02 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            How many times have I told you to read…..silver stealers.net……

          • On June 23, 2019 at 3:05 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            On June 22, 2019 at 11:59 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:
            Powers to be…..just do not want silver in the game….that is evident

            Reply to this comment

          • On June 23, 2019 at 3:17 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            On June 22, 2019 at 1:34 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:
            I would buy the miners, before I bought phyz silver….

        • On June 22, 2019 at 8:46 pm,
          Big Al says:

          Hello Bonzo,

          You are correct. but i know my audience pretty well, and I thought that this particular subject would be of interest. I don’t subscribe to the regular mantra. Regardless, my friend, thank you for your comment.

          • On June 23, 2019 at 8:17 am,
            Bonzo Barzini says:

            Hi Al, I’m not sure which subject you are talking about: the intelligence of Trump or the cure for cancer?

          • On June 23, 2019 at 2:23 pm,
            Big Al says:

            By the way Bonzo, I am talking about the subject of death versus a much, much longer life. Sorry I did not make that clear.

        • On June 23, 2019 at 12:36 pm,
          Al Korelin says:

          Bonzo, I agree that Biden will not be the nominee.

          Regarding your opinion of oncologists, they only represent a portion of those who treat cancer so I assume that you mean the entire universe of people involved in the treatment cancer. You could have a point in your comment about the profit motive involved. All I can say is that I would hope that you are not correct, but notice that I am not discounting the idea.

      • On June 22, 2019 at 3:56 pm,
        cfs says:

        And liberals, Woodward and Dumenco, expertise in intelligence estimation is as well known as their golfing skills, no doubt.

      • On June 22, 2019 at 6:38 pm,
        cfs says:

        Donald Trump is a Genius – But That’s Just His IQ!
        Saturday, August 1, 2015 7:33
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        Donald Trump is a Genius – But That’s Just His IQ!

        The most well known high IQ society is Mensa. To join Mensa one must score in the top 2% of a standardized IQ test. That really isn’t all that outstanding. One out of 50 people have IQs high enough to join Mensa.

        Numerical IQ scores are not an accurate indicator of intelligence. For instance a score of 72 on the U.S. Navy GCT test is about equal to score of 150 on the WAIS (Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale). Percentile IQ scores are a more informative measurement.

        Way back during the 2004 presidential election I wrote an article that shook up the major news networks and the New York Times. I was able to document that George Bush had a higher IQ score and better grades than John Kerry. I belong to one of those high IQ societies, and I am a psychotherapist, so I have a credible background to evaluate Mr. Trump, even though my opinions are speculative.

        Please keep in mind that IQ is a measure of intellect not character. I will comment on Donald Trump’s character later in this article.

        Donald Trump graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1968, with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and anthropology. Mensa doesn’t accept SAT scores from after 1994. However Mr Trump was a student at Wharton when it was possible to derive an accurate IQ core from known SAT scores.
        Given the usual requirements for admission to a top school like Wharton, I estimate that Mr. Trump has a 156 IQ at the minimum.

    • On June 22, 2019 at 12:18 pm,
      Big Al says:

      That is quite a promise, CFS, but with the advances that I am seeing in medicine I would think that is is possible. However, I think that he is grasping at straws because he sees the writing on the wall regarding his political future.

      • On June 22, 2019 at 1:08 pm,
        cfs says:

        The cure for cancer will happen, fortunately, even if Biden is not elected; possibly faster if he is not elected, since he has also promissed to reverse Trump’s tax cuts, which will guarantee a sooner recession.

        • On June 22, 2019 at 2:22 pm,
          OOTB Jerry says:

          I would have thought you would have gleaned enough info from Fitts , to answer the question….clue…..depopulation…..lol

          • On June 22, 2019 at 4:06 pm,
            cfs says:

            I listen to the latest whole 3 hr 4 min Fitts, did you?

            She’s right about many monetary things, but I disagree with her sometimes when she goes off her area of expertise.

          • On June 22, 2019 at 4:09 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            Sure did, even left you some notes………check them out…..

          • On June 22, 2019 at 4:10 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            What area of expertise….would that be Professor….?

          • On June 22, 2019 at 7:55 pm,
            cfs says:

            Fitts talks about her area of expertise towards the end of the 3 hours….maybe half hour before.

          • On June 23, 2019 at 6:11 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            That is not an answer…….
            You said…..but I disagree with her sometimes when she goes off her area of expertise.

    • On June 22, 2019 at 3:58 pm,
      Ebolan says:

      It would be an extraordinary pill, but highly improbable. While Telomere lengthening problem is partly solved, it appears other factors in aging still dominate.

      Never happen, certainly not within our lifetime or even your kids lifetimes. Anyone who says otherwise is peddling snake oil. And there are more than enough scoundrels out there doing exactly that.

      • On June 22, 2019 at 4:37 pm,
        cfs says:

        Have you looked at the Harvard and South Korean work scientifically?

        Yes there are some areas yet to go, but you doubt the Nobel prize committee, I guess.
        It did win the Nobel Prize in medicine in 2009.

        “This year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded to three scientists who have solved a major problem in biology: how the chromosomes can be copied in a complete way during cell divisions and how they are protected against degradation. The Nobel Laureates have shown that the solution is to be found in the ends of the chromosomes – the telomeres – and in an enzyme that forms them – telomerase.

        The long, thread-like DNA molecules that carry our genes are packed into chromosomes, the telomeres being the caps on their ends. Elizabeth Blackburn and Jack Szostak discovered that a unique DNA sequence in the telomeres protects the chromosomes from degradation. Carol Greider and Elizabeth Blackburn identified telomerase, the enzyme that makes telomere DNA. These discoveries explained how the ends of the chromosomes are protected by the telomeres and that they are built by telomerase.

        If the telomeres are shortened, cells age. Conversely, if telomerase activity is high, telomere length is maintained, and cellular senescence is delayed. This is the case in cancer cells, which can be considered to have eternal life. Certain inherited diseases, in contrast, are characterized by a defective telomerase, resulting in damaged cells. The award of the Nobel Prize recognizes the discovery of a fundamental mechanism in the cell, a discovery that has stimulated the development of new therapeutic strategies.”

        It has tok 6 years of further research to actually make old mice young again.
        To make old mice able to have babies, etc.

        Safety trials are just beginning in humans, for which results will be out in two years, but it is indisputable that telomere lengthening has occurred for human cells grafted on to mice and in test tubes.
        Here’s a book on the subject:
        https://www.amazon.com/Telomere-Lengthening-Curing-Disease-Including/dp/0692830111/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1504731075&sr=1-1&keywords=telomere+lengthening

        If you wish to argue with my comments, please do so from a scientific point of view not simple lamblast.

        • On June 22, 2019 at 4:45 pm,
          cfs says:

          oops tok > taken

          Sorry my eyesight needs resting.

        • On June 22, 2019 at 6:00 pm,
          Ebolan says:

          Hah! Here’s a hint for you: mice are not human!

          If you’ve been following this research for decades this is the crap you hear. The magic bullet is just around the corner but the corner does not exist.

          If you think you will see a fountain of youth or anything like it in your lifetime you are going to be very disappointed.

          • On June 22, 2019 at 7:59 pm,
            cfs says:

            But a mouse lifetime shortens experiment time by a factor of thirty.

          • On June 24, 2019 at 10:04 am,
            Ebolan says:

            In 2014 that snake oil salesman you site wrote “Bill Andrews on Telomere Basics: Curing Aging” then in 2017 an even more grandiose book “Telomere Lengthening: Curing All Disease Including Aging and Cancer”

            In the last 60 years the medical mafia hasn’t cured anything, yet you are naive enough to think the medical mafia will now cure all diseases AND aging!

            You couldn’t be more naive.

        • On June 23, 2019 at 12:51 pm,
          Al Korelin says:

          There may be some on this site who can argue because of their knowledge on this subject, but Big Al is not one of them so he simply appreciates your nput.

    • On June 22, 2019 at 6:52 pm,
      cfs says:
    • On June 22, 2019 at 7:20 pm,
      cfs says:
      • On June 23, 2019 at 12:56 pm,
        Al B Korelin says:

        My only comment on the intelligence of Trump and/or Netanyahu is that if they are so stupid how did they get to their stations in life?

  2. On June 22, 2019 at 9:26 am,
    cfs says:
  3. On June 22, 2019 at 9:33 am,
    cfs says:

    Here are some Youtube videos (from Sarah Westall) discussing the success of telomere lengthening and anti-aging.

    https://sarahwestall.com/?s=bill+andrews

  4. On June 22, 2019 at 9:54 am,
    cfs says:

    Re. Segment 4.

    The Green New Deal is actually stupid.
    How many times has it been proven socialism/communism does not work?

    Has anyone actually calculated optimum temperature for the earth, even assuming it was possible for mankind to adjust it?
    As regards CO2 level maintenance or reduction, that again is a political meaningless boondoggle; because CO@ effects DO NOT DOMINATE CLIMATE CHANGE.

    A look at Greenland Ice-core results would quickly indicate the irrelevance of CO2.

    The sun behavior is not constant and overwhelms CO2 effects.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xRXzfJVcV6s

    • On June 22, 2019 at 12:52 pm,
      Al B Korelin says:

      Personally coming from a non-scientific background, I appreciate your input on this subject.

    • On June 22, 2019 at 1:01 pm,
      AJ says:

      What Changed My Mind About Climate Change?
      https://thebulwark.com/what-changed-my-mind-about-climate-change/

      About the risk management angle

      • On June 22, 2019 at 4:49 pm,
        cfs says:

        I wonder why it is that global warmists have never discussed what might be an optimum temperature for earth.
        There is a lot of land in northern Canada and Siberia that is not utilized.

        Crop growth rises with increasing CO2 levels.

  5. On June 22, 2019 at 10:17 am,
    cfs says:

    Without specific reference to race with regards to the second half of Seg. 4, I would simply ask:
    How can anyone (on average) expect young males, the majority of whom are raised in single female-headed households (and on the street) to grow up to be well-adjusted adult men?

    • On June 22, 2019 at 12:54 pm,
      Al B Korelin says:

      You certainly cannot, CFS. It is much easier to blame society than the parents. Particularly much easier in contemporary American society.

      • On June 22, 2019 at 4:57 pm,
        cfs says:

        The statistics for black children are not good.
        It was 72% in 2011, now 75% (2018) black children raised in single parent households.

  6. On June 22, 2019 at 12:06 pm,
    OOTB Jerry says:

    New distraction for the sheeple
    https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-06-22/mayors-vow-obstruct-ice-during-sundays-immigration-raids
    As WaPo reported last night, the ICE operation is expected to begin on Sunday. It’s expected that 2,000 families facing deportation orders living in 10 cities with large immigrant communities, including Houston, Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles, will be arrested. President Trump first announced plans for the raids on Monday.

    ICE has been readying agents for the raids, and has been renting out hotel rooms to use as staging areas, where families will be held while they await deportation.

    • On June 22, 2019 at 12:08 pm,
      OOTB Jerry says:

      2000 families…….800,000 more to go…….That is going to get expensive.

    • On June 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm,
      Al B Korelin says:

      But as President Trump pointed out, the people who will be apprehended in this weekend’s raid have all been ordered to leave the country – and deliberately disobeyed that order.

      The people that Ice will apprehend have already been ordered to be deported. This means that they have run from the law and run from the courts. These are people that are supposed to go back to their home country. They broke the law by coming into the country, & now by staying.

      — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 22, 2019

      I guess that I am just stupid as I have always realized the importance of adhering to the law.

      If any of you think that I should change my mind on that issue, please tell me why and I will certainly listen and consider you point.

      • On June 22, 2019 at 1:11 pm,
        OOTB Jerry says:

        Deporting sounds great……Problem….they will be back.
        Problem is not the people….it is OUR GOVT.

        • On June 22, 2019 at 1:18 pm,
          OOTB Jerry says:

          I ran into some interesting info the other day……..
          A lot of people say…Soros is funded some of the caravans
          Soros and Mnuchin use to be partners…..hummm.
          After he left Goldman Sachs in 2002, Mnuchin briefly worked as vice-chairman of hedge fund ESL Investments, which is owned by his Yale roommate Edward Lampert.[30] The following year, he established the company SFM Capital Management together with financier George Soros. Mnuchin founded a hedge fund called Dune Capital Management,[3

          • On June 22, 2019 at 1:26 pm,
            cfs says:

            Guilt by association is common in blogs and media, but association does not necessarily imply guilt.

          • On June 22, 2019 at 1:29 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            Think outside the box ….or just think…. 🙂

          • On June 22, 2019 at 1:31 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            You did listen to FITTS….did you not….???

          • On June 22, 2019 at 2:11 pm,
            cfs says:

            Jim Rogers was Soros’s partner

          • On June 22, 2019 at 2:24 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            Jimmy Rodgers is not in the GOVT>…….

          • On June 22, 2019 at 9:56 pm,
            Rufust445 says:

            Re: Jim Rodgers, He is not even in the U.S. most of the time. I believe he carries dual citizenship, but spends most of his time in Singapore. He has done so since before 2008, when he despaired of either choice in that election.

      • On June 22, 2019 at 1:17 pm,
        cfs says:

        Have you asked yourself the simple question: “How does ICE know the location of the people who had deportation orders?”

        My guess is that many did not disappear into the unknown, because they were receiving welfare benefits, for which an address is in the system’s computers.

        • On June 22, 2019 at 1:19 pm,
          OOTB Jerry says:

          You are on the right track…….CUT OFF THE BENEFITS……

          • On June 22, 2019 at 1:26 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            But, they will just find someone else’s ID….via help from govt officials at high levels….

        • On June 22, 2019 at 1:21 pm,
          cfs says:

          It demonstrates the problem of a deficient Congress, who has failed the country by not enacting appropriate laws.

          • On June 22, 2019 at 1:27 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            I bet….you could tie some of the congresspeople with DRUG RUNNING>…

        • On June 22, 2019 at 1:22 pm,
          cfs says:

          Government is the PROBLEM, not the SOLUTION.

          • On June 22, 2019 at 1:28 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            On June 22, 2019 at 1:11 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:
            Deporting sounds great……Problem….they will be back.
            Problem is not the people….it is OUR GOVT.

          • On June 23, 2019 at 1:06 pm,
            Al Korelin says:

            All of the threads above simply point to the huge gravity of the problem. That particular segment of the population has grown so large and has so many supporters both in and out of government that the problem is almost in surmountable.

          • On June 23, 2019 at 3:09 pm,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            Yes,…..that it is illogical …..that is why I pointed it out….
            And you are 100% correct….”IN SURMOUNTABLE”….
            Total dog and pony show….

      • On June 22, 2019 at 5:21 pm,
        Robert Moriarty says:

        If the US is to be a country of laws that we enforce, we should start with the Symington Act. That would sort out half our problems.

        • On June 22, 2019 at 5:49 pm,
          OOTB Jerry says:

          Good thought….

        • On June 23, 2019 at 1:50 pm,
          Al Korelin says:

          Lawsuit Claims Aid to Nuclear Israel Illegal Under Symington Glenn Amendments
          By Editor Filed in News August 11th, 2016 @ 12:20 pm
          A lawsuit filed in federal court in Washington, D.C. claims that United States aid to Israel is illegal under a law passed in the 1970s that prohibits aid to nuclear powers that don’t sign the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

          Senator Stuart Symington
          Senator Stuart Symington

          The lawsuit was filed by Grant Smith, director of the Institute for Research: Middle East Policy (IRMEP).

          The lawsuit comes as the Obama administration is pushing to finalize a ten-year memorandum of understanding which will reportedly boost aid to Israel to $4 billion per year.

          Such aid violates longstanding bans on foreign aid to non-signatories to the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) with nuclear weapons programs, the lawsuit alleges.

          Since the bans went into effect, U.S. foreign aid to Israel is estimated to be $234 billion.

          Smith says that during investigations into the illegal diversion of weapons-grade uranium from U.S. contractor NUMEC to Israel in the mid-1970s, Senators Stuart Symington and John Glenn amended the 1961 Foreign Assistance Act to ban any aid to clandestine nuclear powers that were not NPT signatories.

          Symington said at the time that “if you wish to take the dangerous and costly steps necessary to achieve a nuclear weapons option, you cannot expect the United States to help underwrite that effort indirectly or directly.”

          Smith says that both the Symington and Glenn amendments have since been watered down and now apply only to nuclear transfers after 1985.

          Smith says that the Obama administration follows precedents established since the Ford administration by ignoring internal agency and public domain information that should trigger Symington and Glenn cutoffs and waiver provisions governing foreign aid.

          In 2012 the Department of Energy under U.S. State Department authority passed a secret gag law called “Guidance on Release of Information relating to the Potential for an Israeli Nuclear Capability.”

          Smith says that measure promotes a “nuclear ambiguity” policy toward Israel.

          The primary purpose of the gag law is to unlawfully subvert Symington and Glenn arms export controls, the lawsuit alleges.

          In 2008, former President Jimmy Carter told reporters that Israel has “more than 150 nuclear weapons.”

          In reporting President Carter’s remarks, the BBC also reported that “most experts estimate that Israel has between 100 and 200 nuclear warheads, largely based on information leaked to the Sunday Times newspaper in the 1990s by Mordechai Vanunu, a former worker at the country’s Dimona nuclear reactor.”

          Smith says that the administration has three legal avenues to deal with a nuclear Israel under the Symington and Glenn amendments – either cut off foreign assistance, change the Symington and Glenn amendments to exempt Israel, or just grant a waiver.

          Such Symington and Glenn waivers have already been granted to two other countries in a similar position – Pakistan and India, Smith said.

          “But if you are Israel, and you don’t want an arms race in the Middle East, then you pretend it’s unknown that you have the weapons,” Smith said.

          Big Al says: “There don’t appear to be any easy answers here. Just the fact that the law does not seem to apply to India and/or Pakistan brings up a lot of additional issues.

          I am on the record as giving many opinions about Israel. One of these opinion is that: “yes, the country does overact, in my opinion, in some of the situations with the Arabs. I can only say about that opinion that it is based on news accounts and not personal witness.

          Bob and everyone else, I have no expert thoughts on how to solve the problems in the Middle East. One the one hand you have a group of very pissed off individuals who adhere to a religion that teaches almost the exact opposite of my Christian faith and on the other hand you have a group of people who were given land that was taken by the world thru, one could say, illegal methods. Now, the later group is trying to defend its land. Are they being too aggressive in their defense? Having never been there, i have to leave it to the “experts”

    • On June 22, 2019 at 3:59 pm,
      Ebolan says:

      Jerry…you be nice to Owl…or no pill for you!

      • On June 22, 2019 at 4:23 pm,
        OOTB Jerry says:

        Ebo….Not sure I said anything to Owl, that was not nice…. 🙂
        Most of the conversation is with the Professor, ….
        He wanted me to listen to Fitts for 3 plus hours….so , I did….
        I was just pointing out some of the answers, which she indicated to be the problems
        With the USA Deep State, Black Budget,…Take Over and the Fasbe 56 Rule, which the
        Govt has decided not to show any of the Money trail, which has GONE MISSING.
        Around $50 TRILLION..(new number)..plus , the fact, that the govt/Industrial Medical society,
        has decided that there are too many people to feed, and would like to knock us off
        with vaccines ,prescription drugs, and starvation ,( through weather engineering.)..
        That is all for starters……

        • On June 22, 2019 at 4:35 pm,
          OOTB Jerry says:

          Oh,…..And the fact that Mitch McConnell’s group signed a bill, trying to steal the Social Security TRUST fund, claiming it is broke(NOT) or will be broke soon….The TRUST fund , is the people’s money, NOt THE GOVT’s MONEY, it is called a TRUST FUND for a reason., because the PEOPLE PAY INTO IT.
          They pass the bill pretending there is no money , when actually they STOLE $21 Trillion and need to give it back..(reason for the us fake govt signing Fasbe 56)..Govt, is going to have Hell to pay…..

          • On June 22, 2019 at 5:29 pm,
            Ebolan says:

            The trustLESS fund…we can have no trust in them because they are criminals.

            I know you never said anything not nice to Owl…but still…no pill for you…sorry…does not exist…never will. But if it did only the criminals would get it…Rothschilds, etc.

        • On June 22, 2019 at 9:25 pm,
          cfs says:

          THe FASB 56 rue is disgusting it just shows extensive the corruption runs. It pervades the Congress and much of the hierarchy of both the FBI and CIA.
          It is almost an impossible task to drain the swamp, but if not Trump, Who?
          If not now, When?
          Trump at least appears to be trying. And slowly, he seems to be getting some support.
          Some Congressmen seemed to have changed. e.g. Graham.
          I know some were offended by Trump’s abrasive style, but have at least turned neutral.

      • On June 23, 2019 at 2:28 pm,
        Big Al says:

        Sorry Ed, I already gave him one!

  7. On June 22, 2019 at 3:56 pm,
    Ebolan says:

    So Mr. Big Al Korelin took that pill at 25? That explains a lot, like how he runs marathons while drinking beer and smoking Camels…. 🙂

  8. On June 22, 2019 at 7:52 pm,
    Matthew says:

    The 5G Dragnet

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXbvL0uZkrY

    Will the sheeple wake up?

    • On June 22, 2019 at 9:42 pm,
      cfs says:

      Some of the general public are already concerned, but I doubt the Government will be able to force everyone to have all their “things” connected to the internet.
      Many true sheeple will never see any danger.
      It has ever been a case of Caveat emptor.

  9. On June 22, 2019 at 8:40 pm,
    George W. Schaffer says:

    Dr. Bridgette Portman. Segments. {Segment {1} and Segment {2} This have nothing to do with Politics {This should be on a different format}.

    • On June 23, 2019 at 2:30 pm,
      Big Al says:

      You are obviously correct Mr. Schaffer, I simply thought that my regular audience would find it to be of interest.

  10. On June 22, 2019 at 8:51 pm,
    johnnygeneric says:

    I have no anxiety about death. It comes to all of us. Dr. Portman is only looking at growing old and dying. There are a multitude of ways to die besides just growing old. I have many friends over the decades who died from accidents as well as disease.

    The older I get the more far-sighted I become. When you are younger and the future is “way out there” you don’t develop this far-reaching scope of what is most likely going to occur ten, twenty even 100 years from now. Growing older and seeing death is getting closer, you become concerned for not only your children but many generations of your progeny yet to be born. Knowing what I know from looking at long term Elliott Wave Charts, I want to make sure my future progeny can weather the coming storm and prosper.

    • On June 23, 2019 at 2:34 pm,
      Big Al says:

      That is a great comment Mr. Generic, thank you

  11. On June 22, 2019 at 8:57 pm,
    johnnygeneric says:

    She should have made this a musical. The music would be some of the most penetrating and beautiful ever written.

  12. On June 22, 2019 at 9:47 pm,
    Ebolan says:
    • On June 23, 2019 at 2:35 pm,
      Big Al says:

      Ed, I certainly don’t share a lot o Mr. Bolton’s opinions.

  13. On June 22, 2019 at 9:50 pm,
    Ebolan says:

    War hungry District of Criminals….war criminals

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drbVn3_EAns

    • On June 22, 2019 at 10:20 pm,
      Matthew says:

      This guy gets a lot right…
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPW5HGppsTU

      • On June 23, 2019 at 12:09 pm,
        Ebolan says:

        Never heard about this guy before. Thanks. I hope OWL will give this guy a listen!

    • On June 23, 2019 at 2:38 pm,
      Big Al says:

      That description certainly does pertain to a portion of those folks. Perhaps a lot of them!

  14. On June 23, 2019 at 7:55 am,
    Dick Tracy says:

    If we look about ourselves, what seems different about now. President Trump has profoundly altered the way we view the media and the political system. The political status quo and it’s control of America by the media has been shaken up and it was in need of scrutiny by the public. Whether you like it or not the past has been changed and America thrives most when the stream of time goes down a new channel. DT

    • On June 23, 2019 at 2:39 pm,
      Big Al says:

      The interesting question Mr. Tracy: “How long will this perception stay altered”?

  15. On June 23, 2019 at 9:06 am,
    OOTB Jerry says:

    Funny as heck…..LIke a blister, shows up after the work has been done…..
    4:25p ET Saturday, June 22, 2019

    Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

    With Adam Taggart’s essay about gold today, Peak Prosperity finally acknowledges “it’s highly likely that the price has been suppressed.” Who’s next — Pierre Lassonde? Mark Carney? The Financial Times? The Economist? Even the World Gold Council?

    Better late than never, we may suppose, even if this evokes the observation by Mad magazine’s Alfred E. Neuman that some people are like blisters — they show up right after the work’s been done.

    Taggart’s commentary is headlined “‘Somebody’ Finally Cares About Gold” and it’s posted at Peak Prosperity here:

    • On June 23, 2019 at 9:07 am,
      OOTB Jerry says:
    • On June 23, 2019 at 9:56 am,
      Robert Moriarty says:

      Usually I favor the underdog but if those nasty all powerful bullion banks are going to suppress gold from $252 to $1923 again, I’m all for it.

      Hurray for the bullion banks

      • On June 23, 2019 at 10:31 am,
        OOTB Jerry says:

        “We is the underdog”………… Uncle Wally….1988…… 🙂

        • On June 25, 2019 at 11:25 am,
          OOTB Jerry says:

          One has to look at the numbers carefully……..they never tell the true story. 🙂
          What was happening when gold was $252…….perhaps the BBanks did not want everyone being awake….of the DEBT they were creating out of thin air….like fractional reserve lending. When gold was at $252….was that the dot come bubble number…..

          • On June 25, 2019 at 11:30 am,
            OOTB Jerry says:

            The bbanks, fed, central banks fraudsters……have just created a couple quadtrillion dollars out of think air…..World wide DEBT….without backing…..lol…
            The frausters are now covered , about every human on earth owes or is in DEBT.
            Mission accomplished…..and they just stole the gold, when the sheepl were cashing it in.

      • On June 23, 2019 at 2:43 pm,
        Big Al says:

        Numbers do not lie, Robert. After being way to involved in that industry, I discovered that this particular question is above my pay grade!

  16. On June 23, 2019 at 11:04 am,
    cfs says:

    Arizona Fire Highlights Challenges For Energy Storage
    By JONATHAN J. COOPER – Associated Press – 1 hour ago
    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s largest electric company installed massive batteries near neighborhoods with a large number of solar panels, hoping to capture some of the energy from the afternoon sun to use after dark.
    Arizona Public Service has been an early adopter of battery storage technology seen as critical for the wider deployment of renewable energy and for a more resilient power grid.
    But an April fire and explosion at a massive battery west of Phoenix that sent eight firefighters and a police officer to the hospital highlighted the challenges and risks that can arise as utilities prepare for the exponential growth of the technology.
    With an investigation ongoing and no public word on the fire’s cause, the incident is being closely watched by energy storage researchers and advocates.
    “This is getting attention, and I think everyone realizes that too many safety incidents … will be detrimental going forward,” said George Crabtree, director of the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research, a partnership of national laboratories, universities and companies funded by the U.S. Energy Department. “So I think it’s being taken very seriously.”
    APS has assembled a team of engineers, safety experts and first responders to work with the utility, battery-maker Fluence and others to carefully remove and inspect the 378 modules that comprise the McMicken battery system and figure out what happened.
    APS installed the 2 megawatt battery systems at a substation in Surprise, outside Phoenix, in 2017 and another near the Festival Ranch development in nearby Buckeye. They help the utility manage fluctuations from clouds or the setting sun in areas with a large number of rooftop solar panels.
    Those batteries are tiny in comparison to the 850 megawatts that APS has pledged to build by 2025. Energy storage, and batteries in particular, are projected to take off as renewable energy prices come down and states mandate a growing share of power must come from renewables like wind and solar, which are subject to the whims of Mother Nature.
    On the current electric grid, energy is used as it’s generated; the supply and demand must match, or customers will face blackouts or power surges.
    At times, California produces so much solar energy that its utilities pay APS to take it off the grid. New solar farms are planned in Arizona and elsewhere in the West. Storing energy allows utilities to better manage peaks and valleys.
    “Absent battery storage, the whole value proposition of intermittent renewable energy makes no sense at all,” said Donald Sadoway, a battery researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and co-founder of battery storage company Ambri. “People just don’t understand that the battery will do for electricity what refrigeration did to our food supply.”
    Utilities can capture solar energy in the afternoon when power is cheap, and sell it in the evening when demand and prices rise. They also can replace the need for natural gas “peaker plants” that fire up to meet peak energy demand, or delay building expensive new transmission lines.
    California and Hawaii have set goals of eliminating fossil fuels from their energy grids in the coming decades, and many states are expanding mandates for a portion of energy to come from renewable sources.
    Nearly all of the utility-scale batteries now on the grid or in development are massive versions the same lithium ion technology that powers cellphones and laptops. If the batteries get too hot, a fire can start and trigger a phenomenon known as thermal runaway, in which the fire feeds on itself and is nearly impossible to stop until it consumes all the available fuel.
    Problems with lithium ion batteries have periodically triggered fears following outbreaks of spontaneous fires in Samsung phones, hoverboards and Boeing’s 787 aircraft.
    “Anytime you store a lot of energy in a small space you’ve got to be very cognizant of the controls that you have to put in place so that energy doesn’t get out when you don’t want it to,” said Jay Apt, co-director of Carnegie Mellon University’s Electricity Industry Center.
    Researchers are working to educate firefighters on how to deal with battery fires. It was a topic of discussion at a conference this week of the National Fire Protection Association, which has developed an online training program for first responders, said Christian Dubay, the group’s vice president and chief engineer.
    “When you face a unique hazard, you need to have awareness and training for that,” Dubay said.
    The APS fire was the third involving a utility-scale battery. One was at an APS-owned battery in Flagstaff in 2012, and the other was in Hawaii.
    APS has shut down its two similar batteries while awaiting the investigation’s results, but the utility is not slowing down its plans to deploy new massive batteries, said Alan Bunnell, a company spokesman.

    • On June 23, 2019 at 11:11 am,
      OOTB Jerry says:

      Must have been one of those Tesla batteries…………LOL

    • On June 23, 2019 at 2:47 pm,
      Big Al says:

      Thanks CFS, that news did not make it to the “Foreign Legion Post” that we we live in.

  17. On June 23, 2019 at 12:07 pm,
    cfs says:

    It just goes to show how useless/expensive renewables tend to be.

    Meanwhile….
    On the way to Camp David Saturday, President Donald Trump updated the press on the Iran situation. The president continues his firm stance while offering to negotiate.
    Military action is “always on the table,” but president Trump added that he’s open to playing let’s make a deal with Iran. “It would bolster the country’s flagging economy.”

    “We will call it ‘Let’s make Iran great again’” Trump told reporters.
    Economic sanctions have already been effective so the administration is paving the way for even stricter ones to go into effect as early as Monday. Along with the added penalties, Trump offered to boost the Islamic Regime’s dying economy.
    Donald J. Trump
    @realDonaldTrump
    Iran cannot have Nuclear Weapons! Under the terrible Obama plan, they would have been on their way to Nuclear in a short number of years, and existing verification is not acceptable. We are putting major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday. I look forward to the day that…..
    11:56 AM – Jun 22, 2019
    Pundits see the move as an attempt to ratchet down tensions and let last week’s drone attack fall by the wayside. Trump posted:
    “Iran cannot have Nuclear Weapons! Under the terrible Obama plan, they would have been on their way to nuclear in a short number of years, and existing verification is not acceptable.”
    “We are putting major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday. I look forward to the day that Sanctions come off Iran, and they become a productive and prosperous nation again.”
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirms that “beyond any doubt” the U.S. Global Hawk surveillance drone was in international airspace.

    “When the Iranian regime decides to forgo violence and meet our diplomacy with diplomacy, it knows how to reach us.”
    Iran is still more interested in throwing temper tantrums than negotiating in good faith. The Ayatollah is still clinging to hopes that Europe will pressure the Americans to honor the one sided agreement that Barack Obama and John Kerry caved in on.

    As expressed by Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi:
    “The Europeans will not be given more time beyond July 8 to save the deal.”

    Iranian lawmakers went back to their old ways on Sunday, chanting “Death to America” in the middle of an official session of parliament.

    Not only has Iran admitted shooting down the drone, they were accused of attacking two tanker ships last week in the Gulf of Oman. Before that, they were tied to assaults against United Arab Emirates tankers in May.
    President Trump could have ordered a strike in response to the drone incident but chose to ease off at the last moment. We did carry out a quiet cyber strike.

    In the immediate wake of last week’s tanker attacks, the U.S. Cyber Command:
    “Launched a retaliatory cyberstrike… against an Iranian spy group.”
    Intelligence officials note “USCC attacked the spy group.

    • On June 23, 2019 at 12:37 pm,
      Robert Moriarty says:

      CFS:

      Does it not bother you at all that you know Iran has no nuclear weapons program?

      If the US continues to threaten their economy do you think that it might occur to Iran to act in self defense and take actions to threaten the US economy.

      You are begging for Iran to destroy the world’s financial system. Thousands or millions of Americans will suffer and perhaps die as a result. Are your masters really that evil?

      • On June 23, 2019 at 2:55 pm,
        Big Al says:

        It seems to me that this statement by Trump as posted by CFS proves you point, Bob.

        “Iran cannot have Nuclear Weapons! Under the terrible Obama plan, they would have been on their way to Nuclear in a short number of years, and existing verification is not acceptable”

  18. On June 23, 2019 at 12:16 pm,
    cfs says:

    US Census Bureau Using Aerial Tech To Help With 2020 Count
    By RUSSELL CONTRERAS – Associated Press – Sun Jun 23, 11:22AM CDT
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau is using new high-tech tools to help get an accurate population count next year as its faces challenges tallying people of color who live in remote places and can be wary of the federal government.
    The agency is using aerial images of rural communities and hard-to-reach areas to verify addresses and determine where to send workers to ensure everyone is counted, Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham said.
    Satellites and planes take photos, and bureau employees compare the housing captured in the images to digital maps from the last census, in 2010. It takes a fraction of the time needed by workers in the field.

    The agency has used geographic technology since 1990 but has never had access to such accurate tools from the air, said Deirdre Dalpiaz Bishop, head of the bureau’s geography division.
    That technology — known as geographic information system, or GIS — uses computers to analyze neighborhoods, land formations, rivers and other data captured by satellites or traditional mapping.
    The new technology to improve the census comes amid concerns that tribal areas and communities of color may be undercounted in the every-10-year tally that determines the amount of federal money states receive and whether they gain or lose U.S. congressional seats.
    The U.S. Supreme Court is deciding whether the Trump administration can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, which opponents say would suppress the count of immigrants who fear revealing their status to federal officials.
    The Census Bureau also is facing criticism for planning internet and telephone questionnaires, which advocates say would be more likely to overlook rural areas without reliable communication infrastructure.
    Steven Romalewski, director of the City University of New York’s Mapping Service, said the criticism is fair but credited the Census Bureau for using its geographic and aerial technology to gather needed data about the most difficult populations to count.
    “The technology alone is no guarantee that you will have an accurate count,” said Romalewski, who is mapping “hard to count” communities ahead of the census. “But if you leverage data with satellite imagery, you have the best information before you.”
    That’s what census employees intend to do while avoiding the political battles, Dillingham said.
    “The culture of the census dictates us to be impartial,” the bureau director said during a recent trip to New Mexico, which has one of the most difficult populations to accurately count.
    The state has a sizable Native American population and the highest percentage of Hispanic residents in the nation. Bishop said the technology will especially help such areas that have struggled for accurate counts.
    Another is Mississippi’s majority-black Bolivar County, where only 59.7% of households mailed back their 2010 census questionnaire, according to CUNY’s Center for Urban Research.
    The national rate was 74% in 2010, according to a Census Bureau news release.
    The bureau began using the new imagery technology in 2013, Bishop said. Employees have been double- and triple-checking satellite images and those captured by the Department of Agriculture’s National Agriculture Imagery Program during the growing seasons in the continental U.S.
    Around 100 technicians are able to examine the entire nation with satellite and aerial images while sitting at their computers. They are assigned specific neighborhood blocks and look for growth and decline in the number of residential buildings by comparing images from 2009 to the present.
    Two hours of canvassing in the field during the 2010 census now takes less than two minutes in the office, the bureau said.
    “With that information, we can then decide to use our staff more efficiently” to knock on doors of homes that did not respond to online or phone questionnaires, Bishop said.
    The bureau gave a demonstration of the new technology at conference early this year. Employees showed how they could analyze county subdivisions on maps by looking up a certain percentage of Spanish speakers or those making a certain amount of money.

    The specific addresses pinpointed by the aerial imagery are largely kept private, but can be shared with some tribal and city governments to help create boundaries and zoning areas, Bishop said. After a certain period, the information has to be destroyed, she said.

  19. On June 23, 2019 at 12:45 pm,
    cfs says:

    Chris Martenson interview….good part on cryptos towards last 1/3rd.

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

  20. On June 23, 2019 at 12:46 pm,
    Ebolan says:

    Boys! Our good friends the Israeliars.

    You better not say anything negative about them even if it is true or the may try to ruin your life.

    https://dissentradio.com/radio/19_06_21_abunimah.mp3

  21. On June 23, 2019 at 1:51 pm,
    cfs says:

    I listened to the first 8 minutes of opinion, without much information. Then I visited the intifada websites, which for the two stories I read through was highly biased.
    e.g. criticising unsuccessful treatment of a Gaza child with brain cancer.
    Critical because the parents were not allowed to Jerusalem.
    Expressing no gratitude from the attempt of Israel (at no cost to parents) to operate on the brain cancer….something that probably cost a quarter to half million dollars of time and resources, for free.
    The bias was incredible in what was omitted in order to be able to criticize Israel.

    • On June 23, 2019 at 2:09 pm,
      irishtony says:

      CFS……Dont you ever get tired of kissing ass…………

      • On June 23, 2019 at 3:01 pm,
        Big Al says:

        Where have you been “Sir Irish Duke of Guinness”

        I assume and hope that you are okay, my friend!

      • On June 23, 2019 at 4:00 pm,
        cfs says:

        I am not pro-Jewish, Irish, but I’m not anti-Jewish either.

        Why don’t you use some logic, and criticize me with logical argument?
        Did I state anything that was not factually true?

        You probably don’t notice, but I try hard to back up everything I say with a reason or a cite.
        If I state something that is not factually true, please point it out.

        Yesterday, Bob Moriarty essentially accused me of lying when I brought up Trump’s I.Q.
        I actually stated something, unfortunately without reference, because it was a summary of multiple sources. It was, however, truthful, and I dug up several references. Unfortunately, the missing upper extreme was from a Glen Beck transcript that I could not yet find.

        If I make a mistake, I am happy to be corrected, because that is how to learn.

        I know my opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the majority, but I am always open to argument. I went to school systems that relied heavily on the Socratic approach.
        The tutorial system, which has one teacher directly interacting with just one or two students, I guess, has completely gone out of existence at all but a few universities because it is horrendously expensive. It is, however, (in my opinion) without parallel in enabling quality learning.

        • On June 24, 2019 at 5:14 am,
          Robert Moriarty says:

          CFS:

          The reason you are missing the trees is because the forest is blocking your view.

          An IQ test is just one way of measuring something and putting a number on it. We can do exactly the same thing by simply opening our eyes and seeing for ourselves. Obviously a lot of people on chat boards seem to have never developed any ability to think for themselves, all they can do is mumble what they have heard or read. There isn’t a single solitary original thought in the bunch.

          But how many times have you handed $10.35 to pay for an $8.35 item only to find the cashier looking at the money with a dumbfounded look because they can’t work out what 8 from 10 is? And you think, “Boy is that person dumb” because they are and you can observe it all by yourself. You don’t need to sit them down and fill out an IQ test because probably they would be sitting there an hour later turning the pencil around trying to think of which end you write from.

          An ordinary person can watch and listen to someone else, and think for themselves and know if who they are dealing with is smart or stupid. Likewise, if you have ever had dealings with someone with an IQ of 160 you can figure out for yourself just what the odds are of someone you listen to being in the top 1/2 of 1 percent of intelligence.

          When I wrote Nobody Knows Anything it was to show people that they don’t need to listen to “gurus” or “experts.” (1) because there aren’t any and (2) everyone has an agenda.

          You have an agenda. It’s 100% pro Zionism and 1% pro Arab. I don’t care if you are a card carrying Mossad agent complete with a black cape or are just a useful idiot. Everything you say is biased in favor of Israel. They can do no wrong and Muslims can do no right. You can claim all day long that you are not Jewish but you have the most unlikely bias for that to be true that I have ever seen.

          Anyone with an IQ of say 120 could listen to anything Trump says and realize in five minutes that you are not listening to a rocket scientist or brain surgeon. You needed an IQ over 120 to get into flight training so everyone I ever flew with was above average in intelligence. Trump is cunning but an IQ way above genius, not a chance in the world.

          Learn to think for yourself, it’s a highly valuable skill.

          • On June 24, 2019 at 10:01 am,
            Bonzo Barzini says:

            John McCain must be the exception to the rule that pilots must have an IQ above 120.
            Trump at least is smarter than McCain and Hillary. I wonder what the IQ of Nigel Lafarge is vs the IQ of Boris Johnson?

    • On June 23, 2019 at 2:58 pm,
      Big Al says:

      Thanks for bringing that up, CFS.

      “The bullshit and uncertainty does go on!

    • On June 23, 2019 at 4:32 pm,
      Ebolan says:

      If an American decides he/she doesn’t want to do business with an Israelie firm you are for the US Gooooberment punishing him/her?

      And for the Israelie Goooberment to pay people to ruin that American citizen?

      You are nothing but an Israelie apologist.

      • On June 23, 2019 at 6:59 pm,
        Al Korelin says:

        If you are referring to me Ed, you are wrong as I simply guess that I do not understand the situation having never been there. All I know is what I said in a prior comment about my knowledge concerning the Muddle East. (Not a type by the way!)

      • On June 23, 2019 at 8:06 pm,
        cfs says:

        If I said anything other than the proposed law was stupid and unenforceable, I’m surprised.

        Getting senile in my dotage, please remind me of what Isaid.

  22. On June 23, 2019 at 2:06 pm,
    cfs says:

    In Memoriam: 3 years ago today the Brexit Vote, to exit with over 1 million vote majority, but still no action.

    Deep state democry at work.

    • On June 23, 2019 at 4:06 pm,
      cfs says:

      oops democracy

      I don’t know if that was me missing a couple keys, or typing too fast for the system.
      (Mystem runs slowly at times because I have multiple windows open, listening to something while typing, etc.

      • On June 23, 2019 at 6:17 pm,
        Ebolan says:

        Democry…indeed

      • On June 23, 2019 at 6:17 pm,
        Ebolan says:

        Dang Mystem!

    • On June 23, 2019 at 7:01 pm,
      al korelin says:

      If I am not mistaken, John Perazzo defined the Deep State in a very recent editorial on our site. If his definition is correct and I believe that it is behind the lack of British action.

  23. On June 23, 2019 at 2:47 pm,
    cfs says:

    https://youtu.be/Vrf88KvUaIA?t=100
    Constitutionality (lack) in the U.S.

  24. On June 23, 2019 at 3:31 pm,
    cfs says:

    And speaking of precious metals at this moment:

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

  25. On June 23, 2019 at 6:01 pm,
    Ebolan says:

    Boys! Reminder of what lying sacks of excrement goooberments are…especially when they want a war!

    https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-06-21/read-cheering-next-war

  26. On June 23, 2019 at 6:04 pm,
    Ebolan says:

    And on the reparations trail….

    PokeyHauntus wants reparations for the lgbtqxyzs….

    https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-06-23/elizabeth-warren-demands-reparations-gay-and-lesbian-couples

    But what about “Native” Americans???

    She is an Injun, after all….

    Anyway…with all this talk of reparations you boys better get ready to open up your wallets even more for the goooberment.

    • On June 23, 2019 at 6:23 pm,
      cfs says:

      I am happy to pay anyone that can prove they were held as a slave by any of my relatives or ancestors. Other than that I am prepared to sue for justice all the way to the Supreme Court.
      This is an issue over which I am prepared to change country of residence, because I see it as South Africanization.

      • On June 23, 2019 at 6:30 pm,
        cfs says:

        I wonder if reparations should be considered for those who have ancestors who gave up their lives fighting for the Union Army in order to free slaves.

        And how about blacks living in the North, do they expect reparations even though their ancestors actually lived as free men.

        • On June 24, 2019 at 10:08 am,
          Bonzo Barzini says:

          Many slave owners had children with their slaves, so many blacks have some white slave owner’s blood in them. So part of them will have to pay reparations to another part of themselves. we have already had 50 years of affirmative action to punish whites and help blacks. When will it all end?

          • On June 24, 2019 at 8:02 pm,
            Matthew says:

            It’s funnier than that, Bonzo!

            “Large numbers of free Blacks owned black slaves in numbers disproportionate to their representation in society. According to the federal census of 1830, free blacks owned more than 10,000 slaves in Louisiana, Maryland, South Carolina, and Virginia. The majority of black slave-owners lived in Louisiana and planted sugar cane.”
            Note: “…in numbers disproportionate to their representation in society.”

            http://slaverebellion.org/index.php?page=the-black-slave-owners

            The whole idea of collective guilt is idiotic, insane and criminal.

    • On June 23, 2019 at 7:05 pm,
      Al Korelin says:

      Why in God’s Name does the gay community need reparations of any kind? What am I missing here?

  27. On June 23, 2019 at 6:12 pm,
    Ebolan says:

    And Peter Skiff talks about reparations towards the end of his podcast…

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Bmn3M_ard4

    • On June 23, 2019 at 6:16 pm,
      Ebolan says:

      Poor Peter Schiff…gold better go up because the goooberment will probably make Peter pay reparations to Jussie Smollett

      • On June 23, 2019 at 6:24 pm,
        cfs says:

        SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on shootings in the Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor (all times local): 7 p.m. Violence has flared again in the Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor.

    • On June 23, 2019 at 6:38 pm,
      cfs says:

      SChiff spouts garbage.

      • On June 23, 2019 at 7:06 pm,
        Al Korelin says:

        1Next to Doug Casey, Peter is the best marketer in the whole world

        • On June 23, 2019 at 7:15 pm,
          Al Korelin says:

          I personally think that Doug is much smarter of the two.

          • On June 23, 2019 at 8:55 pm,
            cfs says:

            Maybe.

            I would not live in either Argentina or Puerto Rico.

            I looked at New Zealand, and the North of the North Island isn’t too bad, but I would have to leave the Island every year to satisfy Visa rules, and I’m getting too old to travel.
            Australia is okay, but my inability to drive because of my sight, is a problem.
            I toured the Sydney area, down to Bondi Beach and up the gold coast by public transport and taxis, but that wasn’t as easy as I would wish.
            Liked the people in both countries though and if push came to shove I would consider the Auckland area. It would be there or Costa Blanca/Costa del Sol, Spain. But I do not expect to leave Sonoma though. Stanford medical system meets my needs very well and it was hard enough moving everything from Indiana to California a few years ago.

        • On June 23, 2019 at 7:58 pm,
          cfs says:

          I was really refering to his discussion on reparations.
          I’ve listened to several people talk about the subject and Schiff’s was the least informative…. waste of my time.
          He was actually even less coherent than AOC, and I consider her really ignorant.
          I don’t know how she even got the nomination for her seat, let alone elected.
          She probably was a good bar tender.

          • On June 23, 2019 at 11:05 pm,
            cfs says:

            Talking about fairness and reparations:

            Why is it fair that people who are childless are forced to pay for any child education?

            Why does not each person pay exactly the same amount of tax?
            (Don’t you believe in equality under the law?)

    • On June 23, 2019 at 7:12 pm,
      Al Korelin says:

      So in this crazy time who are your going to call (sorry I mean believe}? My choice is The Original Ghost Busters.

  28. On June 23, 2019 at 7:01 pm,
    cfs says:
  29. On June 24, 2019 at 4:42 am,
    cfs says:
  30. On June 24, 2019 at 9:49 am,
    cfs says:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=re9Xp6cdkro

    And you still use google and chrome instead of duckduckgo or mozilla and brave……..why?

  31. On June 24, 2019 at 2:04 pm,
    cfs says: