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Another important discussion last evening between Batchelor and Cohen. Events are moving quickly toward escalation with early July looming as a flash point. Please take the time to listen to this podcast as this is the only fair and balanced conversation regarding Russia and Ukraine that you will find anywhere in the "western" media.

Some highlights from last evening:

  • The announcement by the US Secretary of "Defense" that the US will will now pre-position arms and tanks for up to 5,000 soldiers in the Baltic states, along the Russian border. This is the first time in history that the US has ever placed military assets on the Russian border.
  • The renewed propaganda regarding "Russian escalation" and the fear-mongering coming from Baltic leaders
  • The utter silence and lack of dissent from America's political elite
  • The coming "March on Kiev" on July 3 by Right Sector and Azov troops, designed to intimidate and possibly dislodge Ukraine President Poroshenko (whom I greatly fear will be this generation's Archduke Ferdinand)

Again, please take the time to listen this week...and every that you remain up-to-date on this very dangerous situation.



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Goodmorning Everyone

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Marchas Happy Pills

I picked up 3 AGEs + a cute little British sovereign at the LCS last week, but I sure could use some of whatever keeps Marchas smiling!

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The most profound segment I've heard since JB and SFC started the Tuesday night discussion.

SFC takes the gloves off in this interview. He calls our leaders out for what they are.....


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Nice listen Turd! Thanks!

If Russia placed troops and military equipment at the US borders, I don't think 'preposition' would be used for description.

Oh wait, they 1962.  I sure can't seem to find that word used when describing the Cuban Missile Crisis or cold war. Although, perhaps somebody in the US Empire bureaucracy will now properly change the cuban missile crisis in wikipedia  to Cuban Missile Preposition.

Sorry to rant, but these United States Empire euphemisms are just my opinion. Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar and war is just war...not a preposition.


Orange's picture

Armenia - The next Ukraine?

I wonder if Sorass has any investments there.

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Where is Congess?

What has made them all silent to War Crimes?

ReachWest's picture

Secretary of State - Hello!?

And .. nary a 'peep' from John Kerry who appears to have had his wings 'clipped' after his meeting with Putin in May.

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Just a note...

"The announcement by the US Secretary of "Defense" that the US will now pre-position arms and tanks for up to 5,000 soldiers in the Baltic states, along the Russian border. This is the first time in history that the US has ever placed military assets on the Russian border."

That's not true, of course... The U.S. Navy was on the Russian soil, as a military expedition engaged in several local fights with the Bolshevik Red army.. And then, they were in a "permanent" contact, the Soviet and the U.S. Navy and the Air Force, in the Black Sea and the North Sea, the Kaliningrad area, on the Russian borders, directly. And then, there was a direct contact on the East Germany and Czechoslovakia borders with the West Germany, where we would be watching the U.S. tanks and troops, while they would be watching us. We had fun sometimes, waving each other. ;-) While I served in the army, and we all served, I was also an interpreter at the Command of the Soviet Central Military Group in the Central Europe. It was moved to Czechoslovakia, after Czechoslovakia was occupied by the Soviet army in 1968. They were on the borders with the West Germany, too. The Soviet Air Force, their tank divisions, and the missile bases and installations, just several miles from the U.S. army and the German Wehrmacht installations and troops.

Prof Cohen lived in the Soviet Union, in 70's. In Leningrad. He should know better...

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Top German Politician Tells Ash Carter to 'Go F**K' Himself.

The mood in Europe is changing

Oskar Lafontaine is a major force in German politics. When he comes out swinging this way, you know something is changing.  

He has been an outsized figure in German politics since the mid-70s. He was chairman of the SPD (one of Germany’s two main parties) for four years, the SPD’s candidate for chancellor in 1990, minister of finance for two years, and then chairman of the Left party in the 2000s. He is married to Sarah Wagenknecht, political heavyweight, who is currently co-chairman of Left party.

So it caught people’s attention when he excoriated Ash Carter and Victoria Nuland on his Facebook page yesterday.

Lafontaine’s outburst came a day after his wife, Sarah Wagenknecht, blasted Merkel’s Russia policy in an interview on RT.  

Here is the full translation of the post:

“The US ‘Defense’ secretary, i.e., war minister is in Berlin.  He called on Europe to counter Russian ‘aggression’.  But in fact, it is US aggression which Europeans should be opposing.  

“The Grandmaster of US diplomacy, George Kennan described the eastward expansion of NATO as the biggest US foreign policy mistake since WW2, because it will lead to a new cold war.  

“The US diplomat Victoria Nuland said we have spent $5 billion to destabilize the Ukraine. They stoke the flames ever higher, and Europe pays for it with lower trade and lost jobs.

“Nuland says ‘F*ck the EU’. We need need an EU foreign policy that stops warmongering US imperialism.

“F*ck US imperialism!”

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Actually Prof Cohen addressed this during the show


Begin listening at the 7:30 mark.

Yes, there was an expeditionary force in 1917 but during The Cold War, US forces were always on Warsaw Pact borders, NOT Russian borders.

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Bohemian's picture

Well, not the Black Sea or

Well, not the Black Sea or the Kaliningrad area, where they were in a direct contact on the Soviet borders. There were several collisions between the Soviet and the U.S. military boats and ships, and sinking each other, and then pulling from the sea the "enemy" ... ;-) There was a fog, sometimes, and they just liked the chasing games. But then, during the Vietnam war, there was a period of -- a great tension, I would say. I was told, that their nuclear submarines were very close to the both U.S. coasts, and ready.

As for Czechoslovakia, it doesn't apply here, because it was an occupation, a direct violation of the Warsaw Pact Treaty, without any consent of the Czechoslovak government and the president of Czechoslovakia. It means, de facto, that the Soviet army presence in Czechoslovakia, and mainly on the borders with Austria and the West Germany, was illegal, as well as a direct military threat to NATO. It was the Soviet army, that was closing our borders with Austria and the West Germany, arresting the leaders of the Czechoslovak government and taking them to Moscow against their will. My brother served in the army that year, and these guys were standing with their hands up for several hours in front of the soviet tanks.... The Warsaw Treaty Agreement wasn't about anything like this, of course, even though Putin and others are trying to rewrite the history today, and bringing some new, legal aspects and explanations -- why they had to send the Brotherly Help. ;-)

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