"In this and like communities, public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it, nothing can succeed. Consequently, he who molds public sentiment goes deeper than he who enacts statutes or pronounces decisions." -- Abraham Lincoln

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Alastair Crooke has done something I’ve never seen him do—update his most recent writings and conversations with a new column less than 48 hours later. His two previous writings and chat with Judge Napolitano are here and here.

Diverse European voices are desperately warning that with the Ukraine project spiralling towards débacle, a humiliated West is left with little choice but to escalate drastically, and bring NATO -- in some form, whether limited or not -- into the fight. 

The former British (Conservative) MP Andrew Bridgen states that this strategic shift (whose speed caught the Europeans unawares), is forcing Europe to face war with Russia. 

 

Right before the 2022 Midterms, Democrats managed to pass an “inflation” bill. Titled the “Inflation Reduction Act,” the bill had little to do with lowering inflation (as we’ve seen). The bill instead threw billions at environmental justice causes—not helping Americans put food on the table.

This bill gave the Environmental Protection Agency a huge injection of cash it was desperately craving. The EPA does little itself. Instead, it hands out grants to far-left, “green” groups.

Vice-Admiral Sir Clive Johnstone, former Commander of NATO’s Maritime Command, who died on May 16th, 2024 said in a recent interview with IHS Jane’s that the Alliance sees “more activity from Russian submarines than we’ve seen since the days of the Cold War.

https://www.usnews.com/news/national-news/articles/2023-04-26/u-s-russian-subs-in-atlantic-more-active-than-weve-seen-them-in-years

A reported Ukrainian attack on a Russian early-warning radar installation may have been approved by the US and poses the risk of a nuclear escalation, an analysis published by the Austrian armed forces has warned.

The American military has ceased any further shipments of aid into Gaza after bad weather damaged the controversial floating pier that the Biden Administration constructed off the coast for the purpose of transporting aid.

The Biden campaign is pulling out all the stops in an effort to defeat former President Donald Trump in November’s election.

The campaign announced Tuesday that three former and current police officers who were present during the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol protest will travel to swing states to try to persuade voters not to choose Trump, CBS News reported.

The Biden administration is setting up new tripwires for Donald Trump at America’s premier health research agency to safeguard against political interference if Trump wins in November.

The White House fears Trump could try to advance an ideological agenda at the National Institutes of Health, like the ones he’s suggested on everything from vaccines to diversity policies.