All I know is that the room to express dissent on these topics is fast disappearing. It's time for those of us who can tolerate thoughtcrime to circle the wagons. The Thought Police are closing in.
Pssst. You. Yeah, you. Are you interested in talking about . . . things? You know, the kind of things that we're not allowed to talk about anymore? You know, since the . . . uhhh . . . "The Event"?
You are? Great. I mean, you might have noticed things are getting a bit hairy out there. As in, you're likely to get your head bitten off for daring to suggest that things may not be totally ok with the "new normal."
It seems all these new social norms and cultural taboos that have arisen in the past few weeks have also created a raft of new thoughtcrimes: Things that must not be spoken for fear of being expelled from polite society . . . or worse.
That's why it's so vitally important for us to speak out about our concerns before these socially-policed thoughtcrimes become literal crimes. As I'm sure you know, if these new social norms are not confronted, voicing dissent will soon become impossible.
So, allow me to voice some thoughtcrimes of my own. But be forewarned: I assure you that you will find at least some of my ideas to be offensive. You will disagree with them strongly. You will become irate.
The real question is: What are you going to do to those voicing opinions you disagree with? Engage in dialogue with them? Or demand that agents of the state scrub their speech from the internet and lock them in a cage for their thoughtcrime?
Well, either way, I've already committed thoughtcrime numerous times in recent weeks, I might as well share them with you. Are you ready? Let's go.
1 - We have met the enemy . . . and it is our neighbors
People imagine that when the boots-on-the-ground tyranny arrives, it will be enforced by the police or the military. Newsflash: the boots-on-the-ground tyranny is here, and it is being enforced by your neighbors, Joe Sixpack and Jane Soccermom.
Everyone wants the virus gone. Everyone wants to go back to “normal.” But as I’ve shown you, this is tough to do.
Yes, folks, whether you know it or not, World War III has already begun. And in the eyes of those waging that war, you are an enemy combatant.
When the fuel companies won’t give fuel on credit, when the food wholesalers can’t get product from the farmers/cattle raisers, when the local mom and pop shop, can’t finance their meat market, the “bad” side of People will emerge.
it is OK to unplug from this stream of information when you feel it necessary. In fact, maybe it will be necessary to do so to maintain your sanity and your perception of the world during this chaotic period.
I know that’s not what the Administration is telling you. I know there’s a ton of people saying that this is just the flu, and the flu kills 60 – 100K people every year, don’t fret this. I’ve heard both sides of the argument. Obviously this is my opinion only, but my take is that this is going to get ugly.
So yes, we are on a ride right now. And it is a wild ride that is about to get even wilder. But let's maintain our perspective about what this ride is and what it's about.
Be careful out there friends. The volatility has been wicked. Don’t let it whipsaw you to death. Sometimes the best play is no play. Good luck.
Fed money does NOT kill corona virus. Fed money does NOT make people go shopping. So the Fed’s know this, and they wonder “do we shoot our ammunition at this thing, knowing it won’t do jack squat??” I think their answer is no.
In short, when China really starts buying, it’s not going to be able to disguise it any longer. And that could cause a run on gold like the world has never seen before.
Trump has mentioned in his books many times, if someone screws you, screw them back 10X harder. He’s been screwed over from day one by virtually every democrat and especially the Main Stream media. I have a feeling he wants revenge and he’s going to take out what he can, ahead of November.
The debts are so large, the lack of “dollars” so big, that they have no choice but to do all this madness. But the fact is that the minute they don’t, the WORLD markets crash.
Too bad the people who really need to hear this message stopped reading this article when they realized it wasn't really about the Iowa caucuses.
I feel the economic fallout is however going to be bigger than most expect for China especially. When you start shutting in 50 to 100 million folks, that disrupts a lot of supply chains.
So, if we were to craft a headline for this article that avoided Betteridge's Law, what would it be? "Something Just Happened in Russia But No One Is Sure Precisely What." Hmmm.