JBSFC on the New Russophobia

Wed, Dec 14, 2016 - 9:01am

With the insanity of the post-election media coverage reaching a fever pitch, Batchelor and Cohen chimed in last evening with a fair and balanced discussion of the facts. No half-truths, insinuations or guesswork here. Just the facts in a summary of what has transformed the New Cold War into outright Russophobia.

At the end of the day, the US media is still so shocked that their preferred candidate failed to win the election that they are desperately grasping at straws for any nefarious explanation. They've settled upon Russia interference and "fake news" for two reasons:

  1. It gives them continued and unprovable cover for hiding their shame after fully backing one candidate over the other.
  2. It builds a platform for the media and Democrat party from which they can question and block every possible move soon-to-be President Trump makes on the grounds that he was not fairly elected.
  3. It gives voice to The War Party which is desperate to continue along their dangerous path of Cold War.

Much, much more is discussed in this latest JBSFC and all of it is covered within the framework of The New Cold War. Please be sure to listen this week and every week. And if you run across someone at your holiday party...someone regurgitating the nonsense and speculation of the mainstream media...you'll now be armed with the facts, if you choose to engage them. However, rather than a useless debate, perhaps you should just simply point your adversary to this podcast and hope that they listen with an open, objective mind.


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abguy4 Dr. P. Metals
Dec 14, 2016 - 12:42pm

Schultz is not snoozin in da bushes

Dr. P .....I hope that's understood, by some majority here. I guess I was hoping for some other explanation. But, having been told to watch said video, I did what I could w/o mentioning the white elephant in the room, which clearly extends across party lines, ie. thin bread with ketchup and meat-sauce.......................

Dr. P. Metals
Dec 14, 2016 - 12:48pm


Yes, I don't think I recall Schultz sleeping much on the show, unless it was at the "right" times.

Dec 14, 2016 - 12:57pm

I hear ya

The interview gets bogged down in the minutiae of one single point. I just included it here in the hopes that visitors to the site for this thread will click the link and watch the video.

Dec 14, 2016 - 1:09pm

The Changes already evident in the "news"

Since the election the change in the drums of war "news" has been a total drop in the "prepping for nuclear war" narrative.

We live with noise being called news. The louder or more stickier it gets the more I see the indication that there was a nefarious power play that got interrupted, and someone is trying to salvage it.

The USA and the entire globe has some real problems, yet I'm thankful that enough people are paying attention.

Dec 14, 2016 - 1:33pm

It's the content, stupid!

It's more than passing strange that there is virtually NO discussion about the content of the Wikileaks emails that were allegedly leaked (with zero evidence) by Russia/Putin/Snowden that allegedly gave the election to Trump. As if it doesn't really matter that there is massive corruption and criminality at the very top of the DNC (big deal, we all knew that); the only issue of importance is WHO hung this dirty laundry out for public inspection? Yeah, off with THEIR heads! Also zero discussion in the MSM about massive corruption uncovered in the phony election recount that indicates that a very large correction factor is necessary for the imaginary Clingon popular majority. Maybe 25-50%? The Trump regime will be a disaster but he won the election, any way you look at it.

Dec 14, 2016 - 6:27pm

The Russians are coming, the Russians are coming!

Stocks down, gold down, dollar up ... the Russians are behind all of this. Let's go to war! Let's nuke 'em. We can not tolerate their interference any longer!

Oh, wait, the Fed raised rates and promises more in the future? Hmm, they must have an insider on the FOMC.

Joseph Warren abguy4
Dec 14, 2016 - 9:10pm

@abguy4 - re: Did I miss something there ?

I've watched a few programs with Tucker. He's far better than most of them out there. But, am I the only one who watches the screen, and maybe even yells a little, - "Go for the freakin' juggler !" He did mention the false WMD hype surrounding the Iraq War. Oh Yeah, lets trust the intel types. Didn't mention that many retired US intel officers said it was an internal leak source. Said nothing about how strongly obummer pushed the clinton campaign. Even to the point of telling a Mexican national that if she voted in the U.S. election, she is a citizen. Oh yeah, this administration and its agency heads have all sorts of credibility.

Fox may seem better than most of them, but they are still the mainstream media. Ruppert Murdoch is a big time globalist - pushing open borders, the obummer trade deals, etc. Does anyone really think a 'news' talking head is gonna be allowed to fully tell the truth ? They say enough to avoid blowing their credibility with their target audience. Tell conservatives what they want to hear 80% of the time so you can slip in 20% subtle lies. The subtle lie here - - that this is anything but the political class doing CYA and trying to undermine Trump. If he succeeds for the American people, they will be exposed as frauds & parasites.

Dec 14, 2016 - 9:19pm

What If

What if its the Ruble that gets backed by gold not the yuan. Would this demonization make more sense? Maybe some threats have been made between the East and West. Are the chinese not locking themselves into the SDR's from the IMF? I doubt the chinese Govt will switch to a gold backed currency due to this. Western Countries locking people into digital money to prevent divesting of local currency into Rubles makes alot of sense to me. The first Country to back it's money with a physical asset immediately becomes the world currency now. Or am I on the wrong track? Just me and my hadicapped thoughts.

Dec 14, 2016 - 9:51pm


Or Russia demands gold for it's oil. (via J Rickards)


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