To back the site in non-USD currencies: EUR, CAD, AUD, GBP


29 of you are backing the new quarter with $706, thank you! 47 percent there.


Violent Extremists Took Over the US Capitol Long Before January 6

No longer content with absurd claims that the January 6 Capitol riot was as bad as the 9/11 attacks, Democratic Party-aligned pundits are now insisting that it was in fact worse.

On a recent appearance with MSNBC’s ReidOut with Joy Reid, former Bush strategist Matthew Dowd said he felt the Capitol riot was “much worse” than 9/11 and that this is the “most perilous point in time” since the beginning of the American Civil War.

“To me, though there was less loss of life on January 6, January 6 was worse than 9/11, because it’s continued to rip our country apart and get permission for people to pursue autocratic means, and so I think we’re in a much worse place than we’ve been,” Dowd said. “I think we’re in the most perilous point in time since 1861 in the advent of the Civil War.”

“I do too,” Reid said.

Not to be outdone, Lincoln Project co-founder Steve Smith cited Dowd’s hysterical claim but adding that not only was January 6 worse than 9/11, but it was actually going to kill more Americans somehoweven counting all those killed in the US wars which ensued from the 9/11 attacks.

“He couldn’t be more right,” Schmidt said at a town hall for the Lincoln Project. “The 1/6 attack for the future of the country was a profoundly more dangerous event than the 9/11 attacks. And in the end, the 1/6 attacks are likely to kill a lot more Americans than were killed in the 9/11 attacks, which will include the casualties of the wars that lasted 20 years following.”

A total of 2,996 Americans were killed in the 9/11 attacks, and a further seven thousand US troops have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Exactly one person was killed in the January 6 riot, and it was a rioter shot by police inside the Capitol Building. Early reports that rioters had beaten a police officer to death with a fire extinguisher turned out to have been false.

These bizarre alternate-reality takes are awful for a whole host of reasons, including the fact that this so-called “insurrection” everyone is still shrieking about never at any point in its planning or enactment had a higher than zero percent chance of overthrowing the most powerful government in the world, and the fact that they are manufacturing consent for new authoritarian measures just like 9/11 did.

But perhaps the most annoying thing about all the melodramatic garment-rending over how close the US Capitol came to being taken over by violent extremists is that the US Capitol has been under the control of violent extremists for a very long time already.

For all the fretting everyone has been doing about fascists and white supremacist groups, those are not the violent extremists posing the greatest threat and amassing the highest body count today. Neither are the communists. Neither are the anarchists. Neither are the radicalized Muslims, nor the fundamentalist Christians, nor the environmentalists, nor the incels. No, the most dangerous and deadly group of violent extremists in our day are adherents of the mainstream status quo politics of the US-centralized power alliance.

And it’s not even close. Certainly many of the groups listed above are dangerous and undesirable, but they’re not the ones raining explosives upon families around the world for power and profit. They’re not the ones brandishing nuclear weapons with steadily increasing recklessness as they ramp up a new cold war against Russia and China. They’re not the ones poisoning the air and the water and rapidly destroying the environment we all depend on for survival. They’re not the ones enslaving humanity to a brutal, oppressive and exploitative global capitalist system which leaves far too many toiling for far too little when there’s plenty for everyone.

That would be the so-called “moderates” of the western empire, who in reality are anything but.

It is violent to wage nonstop campaigns of military mass murder and impose civilian-killing economic sanctions on nations which disobey your dictates. It is extremist to brutalize, brainwash and enslave humanity while continuously shoving the world in the direction of extinction and armageddon in the name of profit and unipolar hegemony. Because US officials sit almost entirely on the right side of the global political spectrum, we can accurately say that everyone is fretting about violent right-wing extremists storming a Capitol building that had already long been occupied by violent right-wing extremists.

And yet when Facebook started sending Americans warnings that they may have viewed “extremist content” scrolling through their feeds, posts supporting this most dangerous group of extremists were not the content they were being warned about, but any kind of content which opposes the status quo those extremists have created. They’re killing the ecosystem and murdering people every single day while imperiling us all with the risk of nuclear war, my social media feeds are full of Americans literally trying to crowdfund their own survival while the world’s worst add trillions to their wealth, but it’s the people who want to change this abusive system who are the dangerous extremists.

Some analysts focus primarily on criticizing the really obvious monsters who spout racist and bigoted rhetoric to advance their toxic agendas. Others focus more on criticizing the monsters that are harder to see through the fog of feigned politeness and propaganda distortion, the ones you see in government buildings and on Fortune Magazine covers and on TV news shows telling you what to think about the world. Those who spend their time criticizing the latter more than the former are often attacked and ridiculed as fascist sympathizers and Kremlin assets, but only by those who don’t actually see the monsters that they are pointing to.

Hollywood trained us to fear psychopathic killers prowling around in the dark so we won’t notice the psychopathic killers who rule our world in broad daylight. We’ve been trained to fear the serial killer covered in blood and wielding a chainsaw so we won’t notice the serial killer wearing a suit and wielding a pen.

Our collective maturity cannot begin until we learn to see the violent extremist monsters where they actually exist, and not just where we’ve been trained to look for them.

Source: Caitlin Johnstone

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
11 Comments
Oldest
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Dextor Landor
Dextor Landor
2 months ago

Every slime-ball right-wing and neo-Nazi freak is being lined up to be anointed with the COVID ‘cleansing’. Using the truth about the COVID scam to build back the credibility of the nationalist, Brexiters, extremist libertarian, xenophobic cretins, who long lost their credibility through their brutalist, anti-human, & cruel economic and social policies. They are, and always will be the enemies of the people, the Anglo-sphere neo-liberals and their political wing, the far-right.

In the case of David Davis, the one time member or The Atlantic Bridge Group & idiot mascot of the far-rights jewel, the ‘Brexit win’. He is dragged out regularly to sound off & criticise the COVID measures, often missing the point entirely, and falling for the vaccine & virus propaganda he is supposed to be challenging. It is hard to keep this idiot on-message, but he is being bathed in the credibility that the truth of exposing the Covid scam offers him.

The ‘car wash’ of COVID truth is a service offered by the CIA via its controlled media outlets, for all its political allies, knowing that at some point the COVID scam will exhaust its usefulness, even to them, and its obvious contradictions & absurdities will be exposed in the MSM, turning even the poisonous Ann Widdecombe, Peter Hitchens, Nigel Farage, IDS, Ron DeSantis and David Davis into freedom fighters, heroines and heroes.

Every existing or new far-right media outlet, like GBN, Talkradio, Sky & Fox, which have been allowed to challenge the scam, will be presented as the people’s ‘champions’, with their NEW FOUND love of liberty and freedom, whereas all moderate critical voices in parliament are blanked, ghosted, left hanging or in the case of the BBC censored by our right wing-government & security services, who have a right wing message to sell us. The liberal democrats, following even their meek opposition to lockdowns in 2020, have vanish and completely fallen off the edge of our new political flat earth, they are now never seen, never heard of, did they even ever exist?

The true voice of the left and a hero of the anti-COVID movement, Piers Corbyn is ridiculed, censored, arrested or ignored, not given a regular radio spot or shown on TV, like so many activists from far-right think-tanks, despite him taking a very early bold rational stance against the COVID measures.
You Corbyn; & the real left, are not allowed to represent the interests of the working population so harmed by these government measures, that is a role now being gifted to the far-right by the gatekeepers & forces in our establishment.
His exclusion tells us it is OK to be anti-COVID measures, but only as long as you sign up to the corporatist aims of the same groups who engineered the COVID lockdowns.

Dissenting bodies must champion the Corporate extortion, privatisation, be anti-left, be anti-society, pro-Brexit, pro-nationalism, pro-xenophobia, in a secondary operation to capture the hearts and minds, that were not trapped in the absurd pantomime, that is the COVID hysteria.

The majority of the anti-Covid media have been nothing more than another Psyop to forward the interests of the far-right, and their enforcers the CIA, who curated & shepherded the COVID scam in the first place, taking control of the operation and opportunities offered by the anti-operation & the ‘sugar’ of truth, to sell their poisonous right-wing ideology.

Our governments Covid response has been an acceleration of the consolidation of large corporate enterprise and their grip on our economy and lives. A consolidation of the power of the rich, at the expense of the poorest. Normally fertile grounds for the left and far left to fight their class war.

But the voice of the growing anti-COVID movement is being intensively channelled towards the same ideology, which created COVID and is creating a consolidation to the right and far-right & compounding large Corporate interference over our lives.
Pinning the blame on the left or socialism for all COVID measures, via the corrupted vessel of ‘woke culture’, at a time of the lefts complete powerlessness, & during a time of unprecedented American right-wing ideological dominance in the west is an absurdity.

Not only did our democracy lose in yet another struggle with our elites & their attempts to extort more from us and to dominates our lives. What is very new this time around, was that we lost control of the opposition to that abuse. The opposition is being steered by the criminal state. This is very worrying.
To know when you are being robbed has always been second nature to Europeans, unlike in the US where the empire of illusions has being happily pickpocketing the American population for decades, unseen by the gullible, politically asset stripped population.

Our opposition has been very cleverly hijacked by the same forces that want to control and ADJUST us. It is as if the opposition to king Charles’s rule, during the British civil war was fundamentally royalist.

We live in absurd, chaotic, transitional times, during the death of an empire and an ideology. When desperate powers are causing a deliberate breakdown of rational thought & logic, turning traditional struggles on their head, and leaving a population unable to understand their world much better than a trapped lab rat could.

ken
ken
2 months ago
Reply to  Dextor Landor

“and leaving a population unable to understand their world much better than a trapped lab rat could. “

That because we ARE lab rats for the pharma covid drug pushers.

Juan
Juan
2 months ago
Reply to  Dextor Landor

Facts don’t match your diagnosis. It’s radical, red, statist, imperialist, pro-degenerate (aka “leftist”) policies, that have been destroying the fabric of society worldwide, for more than a century now.

ken
ken
2 months ago

Dear Mr. Dowd.

Please read the Declaration of Independence. Let me help.

“That to secure these Rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just Powers from the Consent of the Governed, that whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these Ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its Foundation on such Principles, and organizing its Powers in such Form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.”

Now for the parasites that might read this (includes the alphabet agencies) the statement “as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.” means the People NOT government.

Now the protest on Jan 6th could only be called insurrection by cowardly useless government parasites like Pelosi. This imbecile is now expanding the Capital Police across the country like a plague of locusts. The fbi is bad enough but another unlawful gestapo! Are these to be the new age SS.

Continuing….

A total of 2,996 Americans were killed in the 9/11 attacks, and a further seven thousand US troops have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.”

The covid kill shots have killed more than 9/11 and now more than the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that cover 20 years….. Covid shots cover 7 months!

Would someone explain to me why we ALWAYS hear/read about the casualties at 9/11 or the wars,,, but where the covid kill shots are concerned…… crickets.

Always reminded that they are ‘safe and effective’.

Why are some deaths never to be forgotten and paraded yearly and other deaths totally forgotten and never mentioned?

People had best get their priorities in order or all the genocides in the 20th century is gonna look like a picnic in the park compared to the 21st century.

Pablo
Pablo
2 months ago

Note the picture at the top of this article. Republicans, Democrats. They ALL get along just fine. this is because they work for the same people and Interest Groups. The 2 Party System is really just a 2 Headed Monster. One monster. It’s all a charade. So from now on dear reader, do not wonder why NOTHING ever changes in Washington D.C..

Helga Weber
Helga Weber
2 months ago

Perhaps China is right, America destroys itself from within.

Jerry Hood
Jerry Hood
2 months ago

The ZioNazi- AshkeNazi war crimminals and thugs won’t be happy with my report to 911, committed by these ZioNazi thugsforNovus Ordo Seclorum! In our Dual and Bi-polar wotld, the satanic zioNazi thugs do the same thing teice!!! Look, in 70’s, the Mossad & CIA produced Abû NIDAL, who hijacked US airlines to the Jordanian Desert. Passengers were released and planes blown up! Abû= Father-lrader, of Mpssad created Black September…In 90’s the zioNazi tandem of Modsad& CIA brought forward Bin Ladin( NIDAL= LADIN, in talmudic abracadabra), Bin= Son and leader, who allegedly cxused another ‘ Black September'( that of 911)… The ZioNazis attacked twice the Twin Towers, having two Bushes in Oval( vagina symbol) Office from Skull and Bones, attacking Irak twice, and so on in their satanic Duality!!! I solved 911 crime to the last detail!
It was done by the ZioNazi lodges for Novus Ordo Seclorum in 2033!!! And after jew Fauci koronaviruses, these pigs plans STARVATIOJ around 2023! And afterwards, full blown DEPOPULATION OF THE WORLD= WW3 as Armageddon! Where Russia is designed to play the role of ST.GEORGE- THE DRAGON= USAtan SLAYER!!! See their 2 headed Eagle at its center! There is he= St.George, spearing the ” great” USAtan!!! Russia will slay the zionazi USrael within ONE HOUR!!! But there shall be not people to enjoy it or celebrate that ” Pyrrh Victory”! Onle few shall survive that Apocalypse!!!!

Jerry Hood
Jerry Hood
2 months ago
Reply to  Jerry Hood

Numbers 7+8 with 15 were used as KEY NUMBERS to 911, and in zionazi ” reconstruction” NUMBER 9, as the ancient ENNEAD of 4+5, with 15 again involved!!!
911 false flag operation by thd global ZIONAZI THUGS!!! They cannot beat this REPORT ON 911!!! Each USrael governmental agency shall receive it, plus, most important CIA ” embassies” around the world!!!! With alternative media and zionazi msm!!!

Juan
Juan
2 months ago
Reply to  Jerry Hood

Ladin = spaniard marrano slang.

Raptar Driver
Raptar Driver
2 months ago

What they both have in common is that they are staged events.

Juan
Juan
2 months ago

Repeat with me: It’s “corporatism”, not “capitalism”.

Anti-Empire