Zelensky’s disastrous end is solidifying in earnest after penning “Z’s End” for Part XV in mid-July (Twitter thread). Ukraine’s long-awaited counteroffensive that launched in early June has collapsed and can no longer be spun effectively by the collective West’s legacy media amid Zelensky’s diplomatic humiliations laced with ingratitude towards NATO and false narrative fiascos that multiply on the global stage. It was clear to anyone who closely follows the war that Ukraine was losing since politicians and military brass were seeking an exit last February. The censorship industrial complex adds fuel to the dystopian atmosphere with apparatchiks in the judicial branch of government who continue thwarting efforts to outlaw presstitutes and their alphabet agency handlers. According to the NYT that caters to the morbid bidding, Ukraine’s massive KIA numbers, losses in Western tanks and armored vehicles, and the inability to penetrate the “Surovikin Defensive Line” is due to not adhering to NATO’s military training and strategic advisement in the proxy war.
The geopolitical disarray, domestic political chaos, and economic consequences playing out amid recessionary headwinds are sinking into plebeian minds and pocketbooks. 60% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck, and we are seeing collapsed U.S. GDP consumer consumption data this year. You can sense the fear of reality seething in the populace that’s manifesting on main street with growing putridity for the Bidenomics fairytale and malfeasant governance on numerous fronts, which include a televised impeachment inquiry of President Biden that began today. Front and center is a rush toward tangible assets, emergency preparedness (video), and physical money as the peasantry repeatedly wipes out inventory of one-ounce gold bars at Costco within hours. Senator Matt Gaetz drove the monetary factor home in 30 seconds when he blindly referenced the recent indictment of Senator Menendez for corruption and bribery in politics:
‘You Can’t Even Bribe Democrat Senators With Cash Alone… Need Gold Bars‘ – Sep. 27, 2023
A good overview today for new followers is from two highly esteemed academics that rehash how we got here, who precipitated the war, and why.
NATO Admits that Ukraine War is The War of NATO Expansion… “During the disastrous Vietnam War, it was said that the US government treated the public like a mushroom farm: keeping it in the dark and feeding it with manure. The heroic Daniel Ellsberg leaked the Pentagon Papers documenting the unrelenting US government lying about the war in order to protect politicians who would be embarrassed by the truth. A half century later, during the Ukraine War, the manure is piled even higher.” – Jeffrey Sachs, Sep. 19
Prof. John J. Mearsheimer: Who Started Ukraine War? – Sep. 27
It is not a coincidence that Western politicos have suddenly encouraged Ukraine’s leadership to hold parliamentary and presidential elections amid martial law and war. Zelensky’s days are numbered. Politicians in the West are exploring ways to save face by removing him and opening a door toward a ceasefire and diplomacy before Putin is forced to abandon restraint in formerly declaring war against NATO. Lavrov has made it clear there will be no ceasefire or peace based on current proposals by Ukraine and its Western allies. Consider the following excerpts from the press last week and Senator Ron Paul’s statement on Capitol Hill:
‘New world order’ vs ‘empire of lies’: Key takeaways from Lavrov’s UN speech… “The ‘West is an ‘empire of lies’… ‘Reckless’ Western politicians have forgotten about self-preservation… West stands in the way of a just world order… Western sanctions hurt the world… ‘Moscow is ready for talks on its ongoing conflict with Kiev at any time… The US and its allies are de-facto engaged in a conflict with Russia,’ Lavrov told the press conference. ‘We call it a hybrid war but it does not change things,’ he said. Western nations are sending arms to Kiev and training its troops, he explained. ‘They are de-facto fighting against us with the hands and bodies of Ukrainians.’ Western nations also openly say that ‘Russia should be defeated on the battlefield,’ adding that Moscow is ready for such a development. ‘Under such circumstances, [if they want it] to be on the battlefield, let it be on the battlefield,’ he said.” – RT, Sep. 23
Nuke rattling from both sides over Ukraine… “There are now signs that the U.S. may be pressuring Ukraine to agree to a cease-fire, with a ‘freeze’ along the lines of the decades-old Korean settlement. But all this would do would be to ‘kick the can down the road’—possibly until after the 2024 U.S. presidential election, likely to be preceded by elections in Ukraine in March. There are no signs that the U.S. is ready to concede a Russian victory involving the redrawing of the European security apparatus with Russia a respected party. The Ukrainian government speaks of a ‘long-term’ conflict lasting decades. So, there is no way to aver that the war in Ukraine is ending or to speculate about the next phase. Is a nuclear WW3 a possibility?” – Scheerpost, Sep. 23
Western officials press Ukraine to hold elections despite war… “Despite Russia’s war in Ukraine and a nationwide state of martial law, some Western politicians are pushing the government in Kyiv to hold parliamentary and presidential elections — a prospect that has left many Ukrainian officials scratching their heads… Holding free and fair elections in wartime is virtually impossible and also ill-advised, according to Ukrainian officials. Roughly one-fifth of Ukraine’s territory is now occupied by Russian forces. Millions of Ukrainians are displaced and many are living outside the country. Tens of thousands of soldiers are deployed to the front. The pressure to hold elections, despite such obstacles, highlights the constant demand by some in the West that Ukraine prove its commitment to democracy… Kyiv officials cannot dismiss the idea of holding elections out of hand and risk alienating key political players in the West, who are demanding elections and are crucial for Ukraine to maintain international financial and military assistance… ‘I want this country to have free and fair elections, even when it’s under attack,’ Senator Lindsey Graham said.” – Washington Post, Sep. 24
Russians Ready for ‘Direct Conflict’ with NATO… “In a post on his Telegram channel, Medvedev, who is deputy chairman of Russia’s Security Council, criticized the supply of weapons to Ukraine by its Western allies, suggesting a war could break out over deliveries of Abrams tanks and the supply of long-range missiles to Ukraine… ‘It seems that Russia is being left with less and less choice but direct conflict with NATO,’ wrote Medvedev. NATO has ‘turned into an openly fascist bloc,’ said Medvedev, accusing the military alliance of being like Nazi Germany and the Axis powers—a coalition headed by Germany, Italy, and Japan—in World War II, ‘albeit larger… We are ready, although the result will be achieved at a much greater cost to humanity than in 1945’… He said in December 2022 that such countries could be ‘legitimate military targets… Today, the main question is whether the hybrid war de facto declared on our country by NATO can be considered to be the alliance’s entry into war with Russia? Is it possible to view the delivery of a large volume of weapons to Ukraine as an attack on Russia?’ he wrote at the time. ‘The leaders of NATO countries keep unanimously squawking that their countries and the entire bloc are not at war with Russia… Yet, everyone is well aware that this is not the case.’ According to ‘the named rules of war,’ the armed forces of other countries ‘that have officially entered the war, which are allies of the enemy country, and the objects located on their territory,’ are considered legitimate military targets.” – Newsweek, Sep. 27
Rand Paul Chastises Ukraine Aid In Spending Plan – The Hill, Sep. 20
There are three recent and notable public relation failures and one unsurprising development on the battlefield that have reinforced the collective West’s waning support of Ukraine for “as long as it takes.” There was Poland’s verbal bashing of Zelensky while at the United Nations summit this month, a former SS Nazi who was lauded in Canada’s parliament last week that resulted in the resignation of its house speaker, a team of active-duty German soldiers discovered in a destroyed Leopard tank, and the missile strike on a vacant historic building in Crimea that formerly housed the headquarters of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet with claims of an admiral being killed in the attack.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s revelation on Sep. 20 that Poland would stop supplying arms to Ukraine in favor of arming itself is indicative of just how far bilateral ties have plunged this month. The latest update is that Poland will complete the shipments of any commitment made in the past. A key quote by Poland’s president is disappearing from video reports around the Web:
“Ukraine is behaving like a drowning person clinging to everything he can… but we have the right to defend ourselves against harm being done to us. A drowning person is extremely dangerous, he can pull you down to the depths… simply drown the rescuer.” – Polish President Andrzej Duda, Sep. 19
Why Poland Stopped Supplying Weapons to Ukraine? – First Post, Sep. 21
The “international scandal” occurred in Canada on Sep. 22 when the speaker of Canada’s House of Commons, Anthony Rota, recognized 98-year-old Yaroslav Hunka as a “Ukrainian hero” in front of the Canadian Parliament with Zelensky and Trudeau cheering. It turns out that Hunka served in World War II as a member of the 14th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS, and Poland is now requesting his extradition for prosecution. Rota was forced to resign two days later.
‘Slava Ukraini?’ How Canada feted a WW2 Nazi veteran and unleashed an international scandal… “Witold Dzielski, the Polish ambassador in Ottawa, has said that the SS unit was ‘responsible for murdering thousands of Poles & Jews’ and that Waraw will ‘never agree on whitewashing such villains’ despite its support for Kiev. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has described the incident as ‘outrageous negligence.’ Younger generations in Western nations are unaware of the dangers of fascism, he stated, so it’s no surprise that the ideology has revived ‘in the heart of Europe – in Ukraine.’” – RT, Sep. 25
In addition to numerous false narratives that Ukraine has promulgated to make it appear its military has had success on the battlefield to encourage continued support for “as long as it takes” and/or force NATO into an Article 5 situation, it turns out the missile strike on Russia’s Black Sea Headquarters in Crimea last week did not eliminate Admiral Sokolov, and the historic building was undergoing renovations and mostly unoccupied at the time.
Black Sea navy commander Viktor Sokolov is alive – The Sun, Sep. 27
Then, there is a report from Russia of capturing a German Leopard II tank crew on the battlefield. It’s said they were active-duty German military soldiers and not foreign mercenaries, another one of those red lines that’s indicative of NATO’s direct involvement with boots on the ground.
“‘The mechanic repeatedly stated that he was not a mercenary but a Bundeswehr serviceman, and that he and the rest of the crew were members of the same unit of the German army,’ the Russian fighter said, adding that while receiving medical aid, the German soldier named his brigade and its dislocation site. The tank’s driver died from wounds minutes after he was found despite efforts to save him.” – The Intel Drop, Sep. 23
Lastly, Putin communicated with his military command that it has a one-month deadline to end Ukraine’s counteroffensive. What that ultimately means is a tough call. With Zelensky’s military virtually destroyed and if necessary, it would be an opportune time for Russia’s hundreds of thousands of reserves and armor to move West to the Dnieper River before winter or when the land is frozen prior to next spring. That move would eliminate any threat to Russia proper from Army Tactical Missile Systems (ATACMS) or other weapon systems slated for delivery to Ukraine in the near future.
U.S. inches closer to regime change for Zelensky – The Duran, Sep. 27
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