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Monday, March 18, 2019

Lazy & Malicious: Journalists on Christchurch Massacre

We, the great unwashed public, do not yet have all the facts in the horrific Christchurch massacre of worshippers in two mosques. All we really know (I think) is that an Australian citizen shot up the mosques killing at least fifty people and, apparently, injuring another equivalent number. We also know that the cops reacted quickly and bravely, and captured the alleged shooter (I will not state his name), who now faces, most likely, two or three decades in the slammer. We know those facts, or think we do, oh, and that he "issued" a "manifesto" seeking to explain/justify his act of mass murder.

I usually do not pay attention to drivel from mass shooters or other criminals, e.g, the Unabomber, but in this case, I read his "manifesto." Why? My BS detector pinged loudly as I took in media accounts of the shootings, and their description of the shooter and his motives. I found striking the overt attempt by much American media, and some foreign, e.g., the Daily Mail, to blame President Trump for the action of a disturbed Australian in New Zealand, and label him a "right-wing Trump supporter." That, of course, proves the sort of typical lefty nonsense we see as progs seek to shape a narrative to support their socio-political goals.

Before turning to the "manifesto," let's briefly raise a few other matters that the press has not covered well, if at all, or insists on misreporting in that special way that they do.

First, do the words of the President of the USA have such power that people all over the world do his alleged bidding? If the answer is, "Yes," then "Wow!" Have we got power or what? Seems odd, however, that this power only appears when a Republican, especially Trump, holds office. I heard no journalists blame Obama's words or actions for the Norway mass shooting in 2011, or for the multiple massacres carried out by ISIS and other Jihadis in the USA and around the world during the Obama presidency. Do the words of CAIR, or Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, or those of renowned anti-semite  Linda Sarsour, provoke Jihadis into a murderous frenzy? Just a thought. Might be worth a "national conversation."

Second, guns in New Zealand. Turns out our Kiwi cousins have a lot of them. Almost 300, 000 people (out of an age-eligible population of under 3.9 million) legally own firearms. An estimated 1.1 to 1.5 million firearms, legal and illegal, rest in private hands; getting a gun license seems relatively easy with over 99% of applications approved by the police. Must be a murderous hell, no? Well, no. NZ has a homicide rate of not quite 1 per 100, 000, about the same as Australia with its much tighter gun laws. Not clear, therefore, that restricting gun rights really does much. Despite their fearsome military and rugby reputations, Kiwis don't kill each other much, either with guns or anything else, and crime remains low compared to most other countries in the world. A pretty safe place, even with/because of those guns. Oh, and let us not forget that this alleged mass killer was a foreigner.

Third, the guns used in this case. What weapons did the unmentioned one use? Some journalists have written about a "lever action" rifle, various shotguns, and "military-style semi-auto rifles." In the wake of the murders, we hear the usual cacophony of outraged voices demanding tighter gun laws, and lots of garbled accounts of the weapons purchased by killer-boy. I went to the website of the gun store in NZ that, per the press, sold guns to this alleged shooter, whether the ones used in the massacre or others is not clear; I don't see any exotic or modern military-style weapons for sale--certainly nothing automatic. They seem to have a nice selection of standard hunting rifles and a pretty good choice of European and American handguns--not bad prices, actually.  My advice, totally worth the price paid, to Kiwi gun grabbers: figure out the issues before you start seizing guns from law-abiding citizens and writing new laws. No? Guess not. Facts don't matter when it comes to gun hysteria, here or there.

Fourth, while, of course, we should condemn and discuss the NZ horror, we should not forget the ongoing massacre of thousands of Christians in Nigeria by Muslim Jihadis--a story about which we hear little from the MSM. Will the Muslim world condemn that atrocity in the same way that all of us condemn the one in Christchurch? I kinda doubt it . . . in addition, I notice that the same media so unable to find the motives for Jihadi murderers have no trouble attributing them to this guy.

Fifth, the name of the city where this massacre at the mosques happened: Christchurch. Yes, Christchurch. Does that tell you anything about the sort of demographic changes we see even in remote New Zealand? A possible tip-off about social stresses? Ask Aussie Senator Anning what happens when you state this obvious truth: the outrage mob comes after you. He wrote a perfectly valid letter on the issue--a letter now hard to find--and, wham, the lynch mob comes for him. His note reads like some past Diplomad post (and here).




The manifesto? Well, best read it yourselves. I doubt that most of the journalists writing about this matter have gone through it. You will find it hardly "right-wing." It comes off as a solidly leftist document by an intelligent, half-educated, sociopath. The writing style is, at times, disjointed and definitely narcissistic. He clearly thinks this action will gain him fame, just like that of his idol the Norwegian mass killer of 2011. All or most of his knowledge (will discuss further below) seems to come from the internet and some limited traveling, much of it, it apparently, to Muslim countries using money from some bit coin scam/transaction. He, overwhelmingly, uses ludicrous fascist/communist language with a heavy dose of classic authoritarian "ecofascism" of the sort promoted by the US Democrat party in the "Green New Deal."

Yes, killer-boy is an environmentalist.

He declares himself an "ecofascist," and hankers back to a mythical time of green pastures; he hates corporations and urban sprawl. He's all yours, Greenies and Reds. You broke him; you bought him; you own him! As stated in the manifesto, he is,
Eco-fascist by nature. The nation with the closest political and social values to my own is the People’s Republic of China.
Oh, so RIGHT WING, eh? A white supremacist environmentalist who loves non-white Red China, eh?

He also goes on to express administration for long-dead, and pretty much forgotten, British fascist Sir Oswald Mosley, who held hardly right-wing views on the economy and social structure.

What does manifesto-boy say about President Trump?
a supporter of Donald Trump? As a symbol of renewed white identity and common purpose? Sure. As a policy maker and leader? Dear god no.
That's it. That's all he says about Trump. Nice ringing endorsement, eh?

It's absurd to claim he is a supporter of Trump or inspired by anything Trump said--BTW, Trump supports large-scale legal migration, hardly a "racist" stance, and hardly in line with manifesto-boy's main concern (see below).

He can't hide his hatred for America, except for a weird fascination with the US Marine Corps. He wants the United States destroyed and "balkanized" into racially warring components. He hopes that his actions will provoke a destruction of Second Amendment rights in the USA, and an effort by the government to seize arms from the citizens, hence, provoking a cataclysmic civil war.
The US is torn into many factions by its second amendment, along state, social, cultural and, most importantly, racial lines. With enough pressure the left wing within the United states will seek to abolish the second amendment, and the right wing within the US will see this as an attack on their very freedom and liberty. This attempted abolishment of rights by the left will result in a dramatic polarization of the people in the United States and eventually a fracturing to create conflict between the two ideologies within the United States on the ownership of firearms in order to further the social, cultural, political and racial divide within the United states. This conflict over the 2nd amendment and the attempted removal of firearms rights will ultimately result in a civil war that will eventually balkanize the US along political, cultural and, most importantly, racial lines. This balkanization of the US will not only result in the racial separation of the people within the United States ensuring the future of the White race on the North American continent, but also ensuring the death of the “melting pot” pipe dream. Furthermore this balkanization will also reduce the USA’s ability to project power globally, and thereby ensure that never again can such a situation as the US involvement in Kosovo ever occur again(where US/NATO forces fought beside muslims and slaughtered Christian Europeans attempting to remove these Islamic occupiers from Europe).
Thanks for the good wishes, jackass.

His main issue, of course, is immigration into the West from non-European lands. With the attack on the mosques, he vows to
show the invaders that our lands will never be their lands, our homelands are our own and that, as long as a white man still lives, they will NEVER conquer our lands and they will never replace our people. To take revenge on the invaders for the hundreds of thousands of deaths caused by foreign invaders in European lands throughout history. To take revenge for the enslavement of millions of Europeans taken from their lands by the Islamic slavers. To take revenge for the thousands of European lives lost to terror attacks throughout European lands. To take revenge for Ebba Akerlund. To directly reduce immigration rates to European lands by intimidating and physically removing the invaders themselves. To agitate the political enemies of my people into action, to cause them to overextend their own hand and experience the eventual and inevitable backlash as a result.

To incite violence, retaliation and further divide between the European people and the invaders currently occupying European soil. To avenge those European men and women lost in the constant and never ending wars of European history who died for their lands, died for their people only to have their lands given away to any foreign scum that bother to show up. To agitate the political enemies of my people into action, to over extend their own hand and experience the eventual backlash. To show the effect of direct action, lighting a path forward for those that wish to follow.A path for those that wish to free their ancestors lands from the invaders grasp and to be a beacon for those that wish to create a lasting culture, to tell them they are not alone. To create an atmosphere of fear and change in which drastic,powerful and revolutionary action can occur. To add momentum to the pendulum swings of history, further destabilizing and polarizing Western society in order to eventually destroy the current nihilistic, hedonistic, individualistic insanity that has taken control of Western thought. To drive a wedge between the nations of NATO that are European and the Turks that also make a part of the NATO forces, thereby turning NATO once more into a united European army . . .
OK. I think you got it.

Unlike the false prog media nonsense re Muslim radicalization on the internet, in this case radicalization did take place on the internet. Throughout his manifesto, we see Martel-boy citing Wikipedia and other stuff he picked up online. He obviously spent a lot of time playing video games, and cruising the political and social commentary on the net. I have run into a fair number of young men similar to this fellow. In their mid-to-late twenties or even thirties, frustrated and despairing of ever achieving much, they see no future other than living with their parents or room mates, and, at best, working dead-end jobs. As white males, they feel alienated, insulted, and basically spat upon by the bien pensants. Academia, the media, politics, much of the modern work force, even popular entertainment is increasingly anti-white male--the malignant "toxic white male." 

Don't believe me?

Read the stuff on diversity and inclusiveness put out by major corporations. Read the stuff by the Democrat party or any other leftist party in the Western world. Watch just about any TV show or movie and see the depiction of the white male. The good jobs, these white guys feel, are lost to women and favored ethnic groups, to the politically and socially well-connected, and to the unceasing waves of immigrants who get preferences and public support unlike what they get, to wit, lectures on white male privilege. They retreat to a delusional overwhelmingly male world of video games--and even there the feminazis make inroads and give them no respite--and to secretive and conspiratorial chat rooms where all sorts of fact and fiction get blended into a dangerous mix.

We will see more of these drifting manifesto-boys if the relentless war on men and on traditional Western culture and values does not cease.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Dog Whistles, Steam Whistles & Hoaxes: The Left at Work

I have put aside doing taxes, cleaning guns, and getting cars inspected. I haven't bought a gun in several days. I, instead, want to share a few thoughts on one, two, or maybe three issues with the steadfast six or seven who still read this little blog.

Let's talk about dog whistles, steam whistles, and hoaxes--in other words, about how the progs pretend to hear the first, feign deafness to the second, and rely on the third to move their agenda forward. While we live in wondrous times, at the same time we remain prisoners to the "dead hand of the past" as some things don't change: the progressive movement's ceaseless and cynical drive for political power over and destruction of the individual is one of those constants. The progs seek the destruction of the individual and of the traditional "We," the "We" which has made the West the best place for the individual to live.

Dog whistles. There are so many out there that . . . well, let's just look at, er, listen to, a few. The left hears dog whistles when the President says "America First." That's obviously a racist dog whistle! According to progism, therefore, clearly no non-white American could or would want his politicians to take care of our country first. Obviously only white people want that. I guess in prog land there are limits to patriotism set by skin color? POC want us to put some other country first? Seems like dual loyalty to me . . .

Cultural appropriation. Another dog whistle! Clearly women in yoga classes are imperialist appropriators of other cultures. We in the West can use nothing from any other culture without being accused of cultural appropriation. Apparently the only thing we are allowed to take from other cultures is millions of immigrants and refugees and illegal squatters.

And you can find dozens, scores, hundreds, thousands more of examples of such dog whistles, e.g, Halloween costumes.

It, for example, should come as no surprise that the same people who can find the right to unregulated abortion in the U.S. Constitution but not the right to bear arms, can hear emanating from even the faintest right-wing speech piercing racist dog whistles, but cannot hear the ear-shattering racist and antisemitic steam whistles on loud display within leftist speech.

The progs aim at sowing confusion, doubt, self-censorhsip and, if that fails, state or corporate censorship and control: Hate Speech! No Twitter/YouTube for you! They strive to make the average person unsure of just about everything, to instill fear in him so he won't speak or write for fear of giving offense, and then suffering disastrous financial and career consequences; to allow all he knows as true--e.g., two human sexes, national borders are important to defend, Western civilization is the best--come not only under question but held as contemptible. The only solution to the "crisis," naturally, comes from a powerful state controlled by the anointed Mandarins of Progolandia with their lawyers, professors, journalists, and, when needed, street thugs and armed agents of the state to ensure that all of us drink from the same bowl of mind-numbing Kool-Aid, and that we never doubt that any questioning of the new revealed wisdom is PURE HATE.

Let's look at a couple of leftist steam whistles which the progs just cannot hear.

Let's start with leftist antisemitism, an old characteristic of that side of the political equation.

Go right to Marx and find it there.

Yes, Karl Marx, born Jewish and baptized Lutheran, spent his whole life running from the Jew label. His writings reek of the antisemitic tropes of the era, and, quite clearly, equate Judaism with capitalism and call for the liberation of man from Judaism. I don't want to hear the standard BS responses from Marxists defending their saint by arguing that the ol'  bearded boy was waxing ironic, or sarcastic, or some other "you have to see the context" argument. I have read all that stuff. It's nonsense: he was a Jew-hating Jew. Period. Not the first and, certainly, not the last, e.g., George "I worked with the Nazis, so?" Soros, Bernie "Honeymoon in USSR" Sanders. The left has been and remains full of them and of other antisemites of all ethnic brands: Socialism, a.k.a. Communism, inevitably goes full antisemitic--e.g., Hitler, Stalin, Castro, Chavez--anti-American, and, eventually, also anti-Christian. Recall that the Nazis, the poster boys for antisemitism, arose from the German left, and had great regard for the writings of Marx. No surprise then that the modern totalitarian anti-American left, a.k.a progressivism, is virulently anti-Israel and seeks a Molotov-Von Ribbentrop alliance with the hoax "Palestinian" cause and other antisemitic "social justice" warriors, e.g. a couple of our women Congress reps, Louis Farrakhan, Al Sharpton. They immediately go for the "dual loyalty" charge against Jews because progs are just so patriotic they don't want people "loyal" to Israel, just as  they oppose "Russian interference" . . . but they are all for illegal aliens voting and importing fake refugees from the Middle East and North Africa, don't mind if their candidate uses an insecure email server, if a prog Congresswoman opens up the Congressional email system to Pakistani agents, and a prog Senator with a known Chinese spy on her staff for years.

Simply put: Disregard the "I oppose Israel but not Jews" argument we hear from the left. Sure, one can criticize this or that action by Israel, but that's not what we are discussing here. The left and other antisemites want Israel to undertake actions, e.g., defensible borders, take "back" the fake Palestinian refugees, that would lead to the destruction of the state, and to the elimination, either through exile, dhimmitude, or death of the roughly six million Jews who live there. Six million seems to be a popular number for the left when it comes to Jews.

I am sure readers can come up with more steam whistles which the left just "cannot" hear. A hint: the anti-Western ideology of Islam, and the massive corruption of Hollywood, the media, and the education system, all bastions of prog thought.

As noted, the left has mastered the art of the hoax, of the widely broadcast lie, of the fake news item aimed at establishing the validity of the prog narrative. In a post (here) from over four years ago I discussed the use of several big lies by the left; they had in common one theme, to wit, "It is all for the greater good. The lie serves the truth, don't you know?" It's all gotten so much worse than when I wrote that piece in 2014. It doesn't matter if something is true, it could be true, because it should be true, because some times you have to lie to serve the greater Truth.

We are awash with prog lies and hoaxes. In the name of saving us from ourselves, the progs promote the most vile and destructive hoaxes in our history, e.g., Russian collusion, diversity is our strength, Socialism is good, and, of course, the innate evil of the white race and its civilization. Other hoaxes range from fake rape scandals at fraternities, fake assaults on the streets of Chicago by MAGA supporters, fake outrage over Rebel flags, fake voter suppression tales, the fake devastation of Brexit, to the most fake story of all, man-made global climate change.

Hoax is the word increasingly associated with the left. Again, these hoaxes have a common theme: create fear turmoil and justify the need for more government control of our lives. Keep us looking to prog-controlled government to save us.


Christchurch Massacre

As this is being written it appears that some imbecile(s) "white supremacist(s)/ecofascist(s)" has/have carried out an inexcusable and horrific act of terror in New Zealand. Press reports indicate that somewhere around 100 innocent people have been shot at two mosques, with about half of those fatally so.

I am sure the details will change, and the facts we have now might not be the facts we have later, but there is no justification for this sort of action; based on what we know so far, it is terrorism just as would be a similar act by some lunatic jihadi.

Terror is terror. Stamp it out.



Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Havin' A Laugh

Ah, yes. Life is good.

I am thoroughly enjoying the YUUUUGE scandal now sweeping through the "elite" prog universities and, of course, I love the revelation of prog Hollywood's involvement in the affair.

I won't try to link to all the stories out there on the scandal. Let's just say that the prog claim to moral superiority over the rest of us just took yet another Long Lance torpedo amidships. We have the prog elite paying tens-of-thousands, nay even millions of dollars, to corrupt administrators and other staff of prog universities and to SAT/ACT test-givers to get their not-so-bright little darlings into "prestige" universities to learn, I guess, all about "social justice."

Getting woke ain't cheap! The little darlings now will learn about how white wealthy people are evil, and how to use approved SJW language and virtue signaling. Gotta be up-to-date on those hashtag campaigns. Gotta proclaim the virtues of diversity.

They will have that credential! They will have it no matter what it costs. These folks strike me to being akin to those rich American women who would troll the European aristocracy hoping to marry some poor soul with a title. Gotta have that title!

This is the ultimate gaming of the system. Some progs game it by claiming to be a Native American woman, others by claiming to be a Kenyan student, some dispense with all that and just open up the wallet and buy the stairway to wokeness and prog status. Must have that degree! So what if I kick to the kerb some poor hardworking sod!

A couple of leftoid A-list actresses, one of them Felicity Huffman always full of advice for the rest of us (and here), have been arrested by the FBI for their parts in this new version of the old payola scandal. College personnel also have felt the coolness of stainless steel cuffs on their wrists.

The FBI begins to redeem itself! Bravo!

I laugh myself to sleep . . .

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Carry On! A Diversion in .45 Cal

OK. I am back in Wilmington, now hanging drapes (Me! The worst handyman in the world!) and moving furniture and art work from where we had previously put it; the Diplowife had a new vision of where it all should be. Oh, Sisyphus, stop your whining! We will head back to Durham later today.

I wanted to write something on Democrats and dog whistles vs. steam whistles, but will have to put it off until tomorrow or so. The topic won't go away. Instead I will post about something much more fun.
This!





Yes, joining our family this week is a new Smith & Wesson E-Series 1911SC chambered in God's caliber, good ol' American .45ACP. Be gone ye little 9mm!

Look, I am an old fart, OK? In my 30-plus years overseas, I carried a variety of handguns. I started with my beloved 4 inch S&W .357 revolver. My colleagues shamed me into moving to semi-autos that carried a bazillion rounds, but my heart always hankered for the beauty and simplicity of the S&W revolver . . . until, of course, I discovered the 1911--yes, I discovered it; you didn't know that, did you? The 1911 has to be among the most if not the most iconic and cool handguns in the world. I carried regular-size 1911s, as well as 1911 Commanders and similar. Again, my colleagues laughed at my paltry seven, eight or nine rounds, and I ended up, again, for a time porting some 9mm pistols that had, well, a bazillion rounds. Yet, just as I still buy manual transmission cars, I hankered for the old-time icons. Now retired and with no judgmental colleagues, I can return to indulging my guilty pleasures of revolvers and 1911s.

I have several 1911s, and other .45 pistols, but when I read up on this offering from my favorite gun manufacturer, I knew I had to have it.

And, friends, have it, I do!

To start, it has a wonderful retro look. It's beautifully made, that's the first thing that strikes the objective observer--and if you don't agree, then in classic prog argument style, you not only are not an objective observer, you are a morally inferior being sold out to Russian and European interests and are a racist, to boot.

It has a 4.25 inch barrel, a steel slide, comes with a seven-round and an eight-round magazine, and has a light-weight receiver made of a super secret material called (switch to Homer Simpson voice) Scandium--which I understand S&W gets from secret mines on Mars. The thing is light, compact, and very smooth.

Does it shoot? Why, yes it does. I took it straight out of the box to a little family-owned range here in Wilmington, and ran 200 rounds through it. Look, I am not the world's best shot, and still have to concentrate on my grip, but it performed flawlessly. The gun, at first, felt smaller than it really is. I know it is being compared to a Commander, but feels smaller and lighter--But of course! It's the super secret Scandium--and took me a bit to get used to it. Once, I did, however, I got those groupings nice and tight.

I do most of my handgun shooting in the four-to-seven yard range. "Wimp," you anti-semitic racists say? Per the FBI, back when the FBI was the FBI, over 90% of all shootings take place at about ten feet, or three meters for the Euros in my paltry audience. A friend of mine in the FBI, back when the FBI was the FBI, told me some years ago that if you shoot somebody at a range greater than those distances, you run an increased risk of some over eager prosecutor, especially in a blue jurisdiction, coming after you--no imminent threat, you could have retreated, etc. I don't know if that's still true, but it makes sense. Let's face it, if you're defending yourself with a gun, it's probably in your house, on the sidewalk, or getting into your car as you come out of a whorehouse with your wife, in other words, relatively short distances. Might as well get good at those. These smaller handguns--such as the beauty pictured above--are easy to carry and quite good at that range, and not so good if you go too far beyond it.

There you have it, my totally unqualified and useless opinion--but it's free and worth every penny.

Anyhow, buy this gun.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Progracism

This will be short as I need to start working on my taxes (UGH!) This is more of a thinking aloud piece, you know, just sorta wondering . . . .

Let me start with what I have stated on many occasions: I am bored by and outright detest conversations, debates, arguments, etc., about race. Race certainly competes for the title of the world's most boring and, simultaneously, dangerous topic.

No good at all can come of arguing over whether one race is "better" than another, or that one race or another is the devil incarnate. You get nowhere; everybody ends up angry; and violence lurks and, quite often, emerges. I, therefore, revile those who make a living from race-baiting and race-slanging, e.g., the KKK, the Nazis, the Black Panthers, the SPLC, and--the topic of this little post--the increasingly loud progressive racists who dominate the West's social and legacy media, public bureaucracies, entertainment business, educational institutions, and, increasingly, the private corporate world.

We are told that "diversity is our strength." Not much further explanation is offered except that such "diversity" only applies to matters of race and gender. Diversity of opinion, especially on college campuses and in the media, is not sought--no, just diversity of superficial characteristics. Why? Not clear, really.

We are told on the one hand that men and women are equal in capabilities, and that skin color or ethnicity--however defined--does not determine the talent level of an individual. If that's so, for example, and we have a firm building a bridge across a river, it should make no difference whether we take on white or black engineers. We should look for whomever is the best at the job for what we pay. But, then the prog argument gets even more murky: it seems that, yes, well, after all, men and women are somehow different, that blacks and whites have different approaches to problems and tasks; that it is this difference that makes our enterprise, whatever it is, better. Really? So does a black engineer calculate load limits for a bridge differently than does a white one? Does 1+1 mean something different for a woman than for a man? If it does, then we as bridge builders are entitled--are we not?--to discriminate on the basis of race and gender . . .

But then we also are told there is no gender and no race, that male and female, black and white are just "social constructs," except when demanding reparations for past injustices . . . it's all too bewildering, which is exactly what the progs want.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Kim and Cohen: Trump's Two Fronts

I have been remiss in my blogging duties as a series of events called "life" continues to interfere. I am right now in Wilmington getting ready to head back to Durham. Spent yesterday installing window blinds: never ask me to install window blinds. It ain't pretty. I never quite get the things in straight.

Oh well, I did manage to get in some time at a very nice local range. My S&W M&P 15 performed flawlessly. Beautiful rifle. I ran four 30-round mags loaded with 5.56mm ammo, and one other with .223 in rapid succession. Fired 150 rounds without a single jam or misfire. The mags popped out and in easily and quickly; no fumbling around as I find myself doing with my AK. Accurate bugger, too. Even with my tired old eyes, iron sights, and standing, the thing was punching very nice groupings at 25 yards--the max at this gun range.

OK, back to other not-so-fun stuff.

The summit with NORK dictator Kim:

President Trump handled it beautifully. He has established a relationship with the NORKs that they they will not jeopardize easily. The chances  of renewed war in the Korean peninsula have gone down dramatically since Trump took the helm in DC from the Obama/Kerry/Rice/Clinton crowd.

I liked very much that this President, and his very able SecState Pompeo and NSC Advisor Bolton, did not take a bad deal just to take a deal. We saw none of that cringe-inducing Kerry tactic of begging the Iranians for a deal, any deal, and turning over billions in dollars, euros, and gold to the Ayatollas in the dead of night to show the Iranians our sincere eagerness for a deal. We wanted a deal in the worst way, and we got one in the worst way, one which, thankfully, this president has rescinded.

Trump, on the other hand, was willing to walk away without a deal but leaving the process open for future talks. President Trump was quite open about what the NORKs wanted--an end to all sanctions for only a partial dismantling of their nuke program--and how we could not and would not do that. Good for Trump. He has defied the prog media narrative again in which it was claimed that he would do anything to reach a deal with Kim in order to distract from the Cohen testimony and the rest of the Dem narrative on RUSSIA! RUSSIA!

Cohen:

Talk about cringe-inducing! Cohen is a weasel who has been disbarred and is going to prison for a variety of crimes, including, BTW, lying to Congress under oath. This is the Dems' star witness! Wow! Cohen, of course, knew nothing about Russian collusion no matter how many times Debbie Wasserman-Schultz asked the same question--yes, that very same Wasserman-Schultz who allowed Pakistani agents access to the Congressional email server. The Cohen stunt was a dud, a damp petard only kept hissing by the relentless prog media coverage proclaiming it a "BOMBSHELL!" How many "BOMBSHELLS!" are we going to have? The Dems need a new armorer.

One serious issue did come up re Cohen, one which does not reflect well on President Trump. How is it that he had such an incompetent buffoon as his lawyer? That is the issue.

Off to Durham.