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Russia has announced that Nord Stream-2 is not
damaged on one string, so let's get back on the
streets, like the Czechs, who stand up to stop
the West's pro-war elites forcing us into gas
prices way too high for the majority to pay.
- all for the USA to stay as ''top dog'' !

 John Cheever:

“Our country is the best country in the world.. We are 
swimming in prosperity and our President is the best
president in the world. We have -- larger apples and 
better cotton & faster & more beautiful machines. 
This makes us the greatest country in the world. 
Unemployment is a myth. Dissatisfaction is a 
fable. In preparatory school, America is
beautiful. It is the gem of the ocean, 
and it is too bad. It is bad, because 
people believe it all. Because they 
become indifferent. Because they 
marry and reproduce and vote 
and they know nothing.”

what is to be done now

John Cheever:
“Long ago when they first invented the atomic bomb 
people used to worry about its going off and killing 
everybody, but they didn't know that mankind has 
enough dynamite right in his guts, to tear the 
f***ing planet to pieces.”

Liam Norton, on trial for shutting 
down Murdoch's printworks,
to #FreeThePress:
"The only response is to show contempt, 
as you show contempt to this planet, 
and to ordinary citizens' right to 
try and expose criminality."

Yemen’s Supreme Political Council Chair,
Mehdi Mohammad Hussein al-Mashat:

“The US and British governments, the Zionist 
regime, and most of the Western & Eastern
countries --- have been trying to obliterate
 the Palestinian cause.”

G. K. Chesterton:
''I do not believe in a fate that falls on men, 
however they act; but I do believe
in a fate that falls on them,
unless they act.''

Kojo Tovalou Houénou:
The problem of the Negro race first came into being in America, 
by the extermination of the aboriginal Red Skins, then, by the
transplantation of natives of Africa, to fill the void created, 
and at present it is confounded with the Colonial problem 
which is its ultimate phase and which is now shown by 
the absolute negation of the rights to property by 
Negroes, by negation of their civil rights—since 
their civil personality is not recognized, by the 
negation of their possibilities of evolution, by 
deceit, by calumnies which induce the world
to believe --- that this race is irremediably 
condemned to inferiority, to stagnate... 
 in ignorance, brutality, and violence - 
all of which is contrary --- not to 
experience --- since you have 
never attempted ---- in good 
faith, this experience -- but
to that which we 
know ----
we  ...who 
have lived with
 our fathers & our mothers,
brothers, our sisters:,
who know - that they 
are also men & women.''

 Rabindranath Tagore FRAS:
''The water in a vessel is sparkling; 
the water in the sea is dark. The 
small truth has words which 
are clear; the great truth 
has great silence.

Harry S. Truman:
''You want a friend 
in Washington? 
Get a dog.''

John Woolman:

''There is a principle... which is pure, placed in the 
human mind which, in different places and ages, 
has had different names. It is, however, pure.... 
and proceeds from God. It is deep and inward, 
confined to no forms of religion nor excluded 
from any, where the heart stands in perfect 
sincerity.  In whomsoever this takes root 
and grows, of what nation soever, they 
become brothers -- in the best sense
of the expression.''

Charles Sumner:
''There is beauty in art, in literature, in science, and in 
every triumph of intelligence, all of which I covet for 
my country; but there is a higher beauty still — in 
relieving the poor, in elevating the downtrodden 
and being a succour to the oppressed. There 
is true grandeur in an example of justice, in 
making the rights of all.. the same as our 
own, and beating down the prejudice, 
like Satan, under our feet.''

Kojo Tovalou Houénou:
''It's necessary that you should no longer allow yourself to be put 
to sleep by this chloroform in strong doses - in doses in bulk -
which from time to time, in flights of oratory, members of 
Parliament, and sometimes their supreme chief.. 
administer you.''

Louise Erdrich:
“We are never so poor, that we cannot bless 
another human being, are we? So it is that 
every evil, whether moral or material, 
results in good. You'll see.”

Rabbi Michael Lerner, editor of Tikkun Magazine:
"According to Judaism ------ a person without compassion
claims to be Jewish cannot be considered Jewish.
I mourn..... for the Judaism of love and kindness, 
peace and generosity, that Israel worshipers 
dismiss as a Utopian fantasy."

Mary Wollstonecraft:
''The same energy of character which 
renders a man a daring villain, would 
have rendered him useful in society 
- had that society been 
well organized.''

Lion Feuchtwanger:
''Both the historian and the novelist view history 
as the struggle of a tiny minority, able and 
determined to make judgments, which is 
up against a vast and densely packed 
majority of the blind, who are led by 
their instincts and unable to think
for themselves.''

Gustav Stresemann:
''No change in the balance of political parties 
can alter the general determination: that 
no class should be excluded from 
contributing to and sharing
responsibility for, 
the state.''

Zhu Xi:
The Master said - "Danger comes from being 
at ease in one's position. Death, comes from 
preserving one's existence. Disorder comes 
from one who rules. Therefore, the superior 
person is at ease yet doesn't forget danger; 
survives yet doesn't forget death; rules yet 
doesn't forget disorder. This is how his life 
can be easeful --- and his country can be

On February 26th, 2014, Viktor Yanukovych:
"I can't find words to characterise this new authority. 
These are people who advocate violence - the 
Ukrainian parliament is illegitimate". 

Nicholas Murray Butler:
''Many people's tombstones 
should read.. 'Died at 30.
Buried at 60.

Hamshahri newspaper:
'''Many argue that the blazing fire of an armed conflict near 
European borders --- is needed only by the United States, 
which has always sought to weaken Russia --- trying to 
achieve this by proxy.. and at the expense of conflicts
along its borders. So in whose geopolitical interests 
will be the increase in the production of weapons 
on a large scale, which is called for by European 
officials and commissioners --- at all levels?'' 

Patch Adams:
''I have often found that mental patients who 
are given love, creativity, and community,
find the peace that they are reaching 
out for.''

John Cheever:
''Wisdom, we know, is the knowledge of
good and 
evil --- not the strength

to choose between the two.''

Kojo Tovalou Houénou:
''For us, all races are as welcome as the magnificent bloom 
of spring. We do not understand --- that colour enters into 
intellectual or moral expositions; we do not understand 
that colour intervenes in economic questions ------  we 
understand nothing, of the egotistical and barbarous 
aims sought by certain civilized people who believe
that civilization can only reach its zenith --- by 
ignoring original laws, and by debasing and 
enslaving men who have the natural right 
to live, to evolve, and to attain the full 
expression of their being.''

Proverbs 22:7: 
“The rich rule over the poor, and the 
borrower is the slave of the lender”. 

Political philosopher Alasdair 
MacIntyre ---- in 'After Virtue':
“In the absence of traditions, moral debate 
is out of joint; and becomes a theatre of 
illusions in which simple indignation &
mere protest, occupy centre stage.”

President Xi, in 2013:
“Why did the Soviet Union disintegrate? Why did the
Communist Party of the Soviet Union fall to pieces?
To completely repudiate the historical experience 
of the Soviet Union, to repudiate the history of 
the CPSU, to repudiate Lenin, to repudiate 
Stalin ------- was to wreak chaos on Soviet 
ideology & engage in historical nihilism.”

President Putin:
“(China) managed in the best possible way --- in my 
opinion, to use the levers of central administration
(to spur) the development of a market economy. 
The Soviet Union did nothing like this and the 
results of an ineffective economic policy 
impacted the political sphere.”

Alexander Lebed on how NATO acts:
"Like a big drunken hooligan 
in a kindergarten who says 
he will hit anyone he likes."

Augustine of Canterbury:
''If we live good lives, the times are also 
good.  As we are, such are the times.''

Dr. Haidar Abdul Shafi:
''The settlements must stop - now. Peace cannot be waged 
while Palestinian land is confiscated in myriad ways and 
the status of the Occupied Territories is being decided 
each day by Israeli bulldozers and barbed wire. This 
is not simply a position; it is an irrefutable reality.'' 

Richard Bach:
The meaning I picked -- the
one that changed
 my life: 
Overcome fear,
behold wonder.''

Al Sharpton:
''Civilians are arrested every single day - including 
innocent ones - and they must wait until their day
in court in order to argue their side of the story. 
Police officers must be subjected to the
same rules.''

Woody Guthrie:
“I hate a song that makes you think that you are not any good.
I hate a song that makes you think you are just born to lose.
Bound to lose. No good to nobody. No good for nothing. 
Because you are too old or too young or too fat or too 
slim or too ugly or too this or too that. Songs that run 
you down - or poke fun at you on account of your bad
luck, or hard travelling. I am out to fight those songs 
to my very last breath of air & my last drop of blood. 
I'm out to sing songs that will prove to you that this
is your world and that, if it has hit you pretty hard 
& knocked you for a dozen loops, no matter what 
colour, what size you are, how you are built, I am 
out to sing the songs that make you take pride 
in yourself -- and in your work. And the songs
that I sing, are made up for the most part by
all sorts of folks just about like you. I could 
hire out to the other side, the big money 
side, & get several dollars every week 
--- just to quit singing my own kind of 
songs & to sing the kind that knock 
you down still farther and the ones 
that poke fun at you even more, &
the ones that make you think that 
you've not got any sense at all. 
But I decided a long time ago,
that I would starve to death, 
before I'd sing any such 
songs as that. The radio 
waves & your movies & 
your jukeboxes, & your 
songbooks, are already 
loaded  down & running 
over with such no good 
songs as that, anyhow.”

Aretha Franklin:
''People... really don't have to give you 
anything, so appreciate what people 
give you. Every birthday is a gift. 
Every day is a gift.''

Mark Twain:
“The government of my country snubs honest simplicity 
but fondles artistic villainy, and I think I might have 
developed into a very capable pickpocket
 if I had remained in the public service
 a year or two.”

Alexis de Tocqueville:
“Society will develop a new kind of servitude which 
covers the surface of society with a network of 
complicated rules, through which, the most 
original minds - and the most energetic 
characters cannot penetrate. It does 
not tyrannise, but it compresses, 
enervates, extinguishes... and 
stupefies a people, until each 
nation is reduced to nothing 
better than a flock of timid 
& industrious animals, of 
which, the government 
is the shepherd.”

William Godwin:
''The true key of the universe, is love.''

Joe Klein:
''When Jennifer Rubin or Abe Foxman calls me antisemitic, 
they're wrong. I am anti-neoconservative. I think these 
people are following very perversely extremist 
policies and I really did believe that it was 
time for mainstream Jews to stand up
and say, "They don't represent us, 
they don't represent Israel." 

Tim Wise:
''If we dont figure out a way to create equity, 
real equity of opportunity and access to 
good schools, housing, health care, 
and decent paying jobs, we're not 
going to survive as a productive 
and healthy society.''

''He who postpones the hour of living rightly, 
is like the rustic who waits for the river
to run out... before he crosses.''

Yanis Varoufakis, Greek economist:
''Why.. did they force us to close the banks? 
To instil fear in people; and spreading fear, 
is called terrorism.''

John Masefield:
Laugh and be merry, remember, better the world with a song. 
 Better the world with a blow in the teeth of a wrong.

 Linus Pauling:
''We must not have a Nuclear war. We must begin to solve 
international disputes by the application of man's power 
of reason, in a way that is worthy of the dignity of man. 
We must solve them by arbitration, negotiation --- and 
the development of international law, the making of 
international agreements that will do justice to all 
nations and to all peoples ------ and will benefit all 
nations and all people. Now is the time to start.

Francis Lieber:
''Races are very often invented from
  ignorance, or for evil purposes.''

Kojo Tovalou Houénou:
We, Negroes of Africa, we raise our indignant protestation against 
the fate of our brothers in America. Shame to those Americans 
who feign to be civilized, but who have not yet condemned, by
law, the outrage of lynching, and who continue to torture 15 
millions of our brothers! Let the so-called civilized nations 
stop a wholesale trade of Negroes by the purchase and 
sale of Colonies -- after having condemned the slave 
trade in detail! No more transfer of territories with 
their inhabitants, as that recently effected by 
Denmark! This is the most modern, and the 
most monstrous form, of the slave trade.

Cesar Chavez:
''Though many of the poor have come to see the 
affluent middle class as its enemy, that class 
actually stands between the poor and 
the real powers in this society - the 
administrative octopus with its 
head in Washington, the 
conglomerates, the 
military complex.''

Kojo Tovalou Houénou:
What do we want in the Colonies—we subjects—or, by special 
favour and grudgingly made, citizens? We want the laws that 
concentrate and codify despotism repealed. There are no 
half- measures! A new constitution is needed in the 
Colonies. When a member is gangrenous, it is 
necessary to intervene quickly; remove the 
member by amputation. That’s what the 
surgeon does. If it happens... that he 
hesitates, lingers, delays, ignorant
pain is aggravated—the disease 
gains ground, then an ignorant 
adventurer takes a scalpel
- and wounds the healthy 
organ, while attempting 
to remove the affected 

As positions in the transitional government 
went to representatives of the neo-fascist 
group, Svoboda, which was condemned 
by the EU, in 2012, Viktor Yanukovych:
 "Have you become blind? Have 
you forgotten what fascism is?"

George Sand:
''Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a 
condition of intellectual magnificence, to which 
we must cling, as to a treasure, and not 
squander on our way through life, in 
the small coin of empty words, or
in exact and priggish argument.'' 

Indonesia's President Sukarno:
''What can we do? We can do much! We can inject the voice
of reason --- into world affairs. We can mobilise all the 
spiritual, all the moral, all the political strength of 
Asia & Africa on the side of peace. Yes, we! We,
the peoples of Asia and Africa, 1,400,000,000 
strong, far more than half the human 
population of the world --- we can 
mobilise what I have called the 
Moral Violence of Nations in 
favour of peace.''

 ''We can demonstrate to the minority of the world which lives
 on the other continents, that we, the majority are for peace,
 not for war, and that whatever strength we have will always
 be thrown on to the side of peace.''

Rabindranath Tagore FRAS:
''Faith is the bird that feels the light 
when the dawn is still dark.''

Patch Adams:
''Take a close look at the part that "love" plays in your 
life. Make an inventory of love: people, things, ideas, 
experiences. Try to live your gratitude.''

Oswald Spengler:
"Democracy has become a weapon of moneyed interests. It 
uses the media to create the illusion that there is consent 
from the governed. The press today is an army with 
carefully organized weapons, the journalists its 
officers, the readers, its soldiers. The reader 
neither knows nor is supposed to know, the 
purposes for which he is used and the role 
he is to play. The notion of democracy is 
often no different - than living under a 
plutocracy, or a government by 
wealthy elites."

Dietrich Bonhoeffer:
''Silence in the face of evil is evil itself.''

W. E. B. Du Bois:
“Beneath the Veil lay right and wrong, vengeance and love, 
and sometimes throwing aside the veil, a soul of sweet 
Beauty and Truth stood revealed.”

Daniel Ellsberg:
''Nixon did have a secret plan, and I knew 
that it involved making threats --- of
war to North Vietnam.''

Angela Davis:
“Prisons do not disappear social problems, they 
disappear... human beings. Homelessness,
unemployment, drug addiction, mental 
illness, and illiteracy, are only a few 
of the problems.. that disappear
from public view --- when the 
human beings contending 
with them are relegated 
to cages.”

Huey P. Newton

''The imperialistic or capitalistic system occupies areas. 
They occupy them --- by sending soldiers there, by 
sending policeman there. These policemen - or 
soldiers, are only a gun in the establishment's 
hand. They make the racist secure --- in his 
racism. The gun in the establishment's 
hand --- makes the establishment 
secure in its exploitation.''

The Global Times:
"History teaches us, that the decline of a
hegemon often begins with its currency." 

Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew: 
“For America to be displaced by an Asian people long despised 
and dismissed with contempt as decadent, feeble, corrupt and
inept, is emotionally very difficult to accept. The sense of
cultural supremacy of the Americans, will make this 
adjustment most difficult.”

Doug Rokke, the US Army's health physicist, who oversaw 

a partial clean up of depleted uranium bomb fragments in
Kuwait, is now sick. His body registers 5,000 times the 
level of radiation considered “safe”:
“There can be no reasonable doubt about this. As a result 
of the heavy metal and radiological poison of DU, people 
in southern Iraq are experiencing respiratory problems,
kidney problems, and cancers. Members of my own 
team have died, or are dying, from cancer.”

M. K. Bhadrakumar:
''The NATO declared last year that seven NATO countries 
contributed  dual-capable aircraft to the nuclear sharing
 mission. These countries are believed to be -- the US, 
Belgium, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Turkey and 
Greece. And all --- are signatories to the NPT! 
Welcome to the “rules based order”! What 
is perfectly permissible to the West is 
forbidden for Russia!''

Mark Twain:
“Who are the oppressors? The few: the king, the capitalist 
and a handful of other overseers and superintendents. 
Who are the oppressed? The many: the nations of 
the earth; the valuable personages; the workers; 
they that make the bread that the soft-handed 
and idle eat.”

Simón Bolívar:
''God grants victory to perseverance.''

 M. K. Bhadrakumar:
''The crux of the matter is, as with the Cuban missile crisis
of 1962 the Russian decision on tactical nuclear weapons
in Belarus is retaliatory --- drawing attention to the US
missiles stationed close to its borders. (An estimated
100 nuclear weapons, are stored in vaults in five
European countries, 
Belgium, Germany, Italy,
the Netherlands....  and Turkey.)'' 

''Worse still the US practices a controversial arrangement 
known as “nuclear sharing” -- in which it installs nuclear
equipment on fighter jets of ''select'' non-nuclear NATO 
countries --- and trains their pilots to carry out nuclear
strikes with US nuclear bombs.'' 

Daniel Berrigan: 

''Our apologies, good friends, for the fracture 
of good order, the burning of paper, instead 
of children. How many must die before our 
voices are heard, how many must be 
tortured, dislocated, starved, 
maddened? When, at what
 point, will you say no
 to this war?'

President Putin:
"The Soviet Union once withdrew its troops from Germany - and
ended the de facto occupation of the country. The Americans,
as you know, do not, they continue to occupy Germany. But
the point is that the Europeans, in my opinion, have lost 
the gene of independence, sovereignty, and national 
interest.  The more they are hit on the nose, or on 
the top of the head ----- the lower they bend, and 
smile more broadly. Everything -- in my opinion 
-- will change sometime.. but when it will
it's still difficult to say now.
Sometimes I 
think that whatever
they are told from 
they will do." 

Foreign Affairs Spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova:
''Recently, the Verkhovna Rada approved in the first reading, the 
bill: "On Strengthening Democratic Civil Control over the Armed 
Forces of Ukraine". It restricts the ability of military personnel 
to participate in the political life of the country. Clear. The
political life of the Kiev regime, is something sacred and
belongs to those who occupied the offices on Bankova
Street. And those to whom the Kiev regime, together 
with V.A. Zelensky, arranged their fate and form
their reality as cannon fodder, should not care
about any management institutions and the 
implementation of such opportunities. 
They, will be prohibited from such 
options as becoming deputies at
any level -- or of making public 
statements. They, are limited 
in any manifestation of their 
own opinion on domestic 
political issues.'' 

Italy's Defence Minister:
“In recent years, 366 Italian military personnel have died, 
and 7,500 have taken sick, with conditions potentially 
linked to depleted uranium, prompting courts in Italy 
to demand compensation, despite denials from 
military officials, that any link existed.”

Chris Hedges:
''The pimps of war, leaping from fiasco to fiasco, cling to the
chimera of U.S. global supremacy. The dance macabre will 
not stop until we publicly hold them accountable for their 
crimes, ask those we have wronged for forgiveness and 
give up our lust for uncontested global power. The day 
of reckoning, vital if we are to protect what is left of 
our anemic democracy and curb the appetites of 
the war machine, will only come when we build 
mass anti-war organizations that demand an 
end to the imperial folly threatening to 
extinguish life on the planet.''

Margarita Simonyan:
''People who throw bound women into the moat --- after 
shooting them – The Hague has no complaints about 
them. People who bullied our servicemen --- The 
Hague has no complaints against them. People
who shot at houses in Mariupol – The Hague 
has no complaints about them. The Hague 
has no complaints --- about those who 
started all this.. in 2014. There are 
complaints: against Maria Lvova-
Belova, for taking out children 
from orphanages from under 
shelling, evacuating them – 
and now -- The Hague will 
chase after her, for this.'' 

Dmitry Medvedev: 
“The behaviour of Washington and others, this year 
- is the last warning to all nations; there can be no 
business with the Anglo-Saxon world: it is a thief, 
a swindler, a card-sharp, that could do anything.”

Ugandan foreign minister, Jeje Odongo, Feb. 28th, 2023:
“We were colonized and forgave those who colonized 
us. Now, the colonizers are asking us to be enemies 
of Russia, who never colonized us. Is that fair? Not 
for us. Their enemies are their enemies. Our 
friends are our friends.”

Namibia’s P.M. Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila:
“We, are promoting a peaceful resolution of the 
Ukraine conflict -- so that the entire world and 
all the resources of the world can be focused 
on improving the conditions of people around 
the world -- instead of being spent on 
acquiring weapons, killing people,
and actually creating hostilities.”

Edward Young:
''A God all mercy, is a God unjust.''

Ms. Alena Douhan, U.N. Special Rapporteur on the 
negative impact of unilateral coercive measures:
"Secondary sanctions or threats of secondary 
sanctions and civil and criminal penalties,
are illegal."

Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang: 
"The United States talks a lot about following rules. 
But imagine two athletes competing in an Olympic 
race. If one athlete, instead of focusing on giving 
one's best, always tries to trip or even injure the 
other, that is not fair competition, but malicious 
confrontation and a foul!" 

Cong Yi professor of Finance & Economics Tianjin University:
"Unlike the West's approach of exploitation, China stresses
cooperation and win-win results. While the US is making 
all kinds of noise.. in the short term, China's mutually 
beneficial and win-win development, is in line with 
the development interests of most countries
therefore, will be welcomed."

Caitlin Johnstone:
''They don’t work so hard to manufacture our consent because
it’s fun for them, they work so hard to manufacture 
our consent, because they require our consent. 
So it’s important that we don’t give it to them.
It’s important that we forcefully oppose the 
global conflict the US-centralized empire
is pushing us all towards, and that we 
vocally decry the propaganda that’s 
being used to grease the wheels 
of that depraved agenda.''
''Ultimately the powerful have no answer to the problem that 
there are a whole lot more of us than there are of them and 
that there’s really nothing they can do if we decide not to 
be ruled by them anymore.''
''Sooner or later, the giant that these monsters have been 
keeping in a propaganda-induced coma, is going to start 
stirring. We’re going to have to wake up sooner or later, 
& because of the stakes involved, it is very important
that we do everything we can, to try and make sure 
that it is sooner.''

Chinese Foreign Minister Qin Gang on Tuesday: 
"If the US does not hit the brake but continues 
to speed down the wrong path, no amount of 
guardrails can prevent derailing, and there 
will surely be conflict and confrontation."

President Kennedy's American University
speech in 1963, ended with these words: 
“We must do our part to build a world of peace 
where the weak are safe and the strong are 
just. We are not helpless before that task 
or hopeless for its success. Confident 
and unafraid, we must labour on 
towards a strategy of peace.”

In October 2022 Cambridge University harmonized 
137 countries' surveys on their attitudes towards 
the West and towards Russia and China: 
''Of 6.3 billion people who live outside the West, 
66% feel positively towards Russia - and 70% 
feel positively towards China. Of the 66% 
feeling positive about Russia 75% are in 
South Asia, 68% in Francophone Africa,
 62% in S.E. Asia. Opinion of Russia 
remains positive, in Saudi Arabia, 
Malaysia, India, Pakistan 
and Vietnam.'' 

Evan Reif, explaining post-war W. Germany:
''The state machinery once called the Greater German 
Reich, had now simply been absorbed into a new 
structure, now called the North Atlantic Treaty
Organization (NATO). Now in the position of 
the deputy, Ernst Albrecht took on the 
same role his boss had in the 1940s, 
this time with “blood and soil”
replaced with “European 

Ernst Albrecht, father of Ursula von 
der Leyen (born Ursula Albrecht):
“If we succeed in bringing people of above-average
capabilities to governance, an autocracy, or the
rule of the few, will be able to create a better 
order, than the rule of the people.” 

Richard Darré, Ernst Albrecht's Nazi S.S. boss: 
“By blitzkrieg -- before autumn -- we shall be the absolute
masters of two continents, a new aristocracy of German
masters will be created…. slaves assigned to it. These 
slaves to be their property and to consist of landless, 
non-German nationals. We actually have in mind, a 
modern form of medieval slavery, which we must 
and will introduce, because we urgently need it -
in order to fulfill our great tasks. These slaves 
will by no means be denied the blessings of 
illiteracy; higher education will, in future, 
be reserved only for the German 
population of Europe.”  

India’s foreign minister, S. Jaishankar: 
“Europe has to grow out of the mindset that Europe’s 
problems are the world’s problems, but the world’s
problems are not Europe’s problems.”

Dr. Peter Vincent Pry, Executive Director, Task Force 
on National & Homeland Security. October 31, 2020:
''The one mission that makes the most sense for Poseidon,
not mentioned by Russia, is trailing and destroying at-sea
SSBNs. Nuclear-powered Poseidon -- could tail SSBNs for
months or years - waiting outside ports for their target to
resume patrols. Artificially intelligent Poseidon, could be
programmed - to recognize the acoustic signature of its 
target submarine, & detonate on command. The lethal 
radius of a 100-megaton warhead against submarines 
--- is over 100 kilometres. Russia plans to deploy 32 
Poseidons. Perhaps not coincidentally -- enough to 
assign two Poseidons to tail each of 12 Columbia 
SSBNs and 8 Poseidons to target the 8 SSBNs of
allies Britain and France."

Robert Freeman:
''Last year, the ruble reached its highest exchange rate
in history. Russia’s 2022 trade surplus of $227 billion, 
was up 86 percent from 2021. The U.S.’ trade deficit
over the same period, rose 12.2 percent, and is
 approaching $1 trillion.''

Uriel Araujo, researcher, on Nord Stream:
''In Germany - right now - only Die Linke has supported 
AfD calls for an investigation.. but more voices within 
the German broader political spectrum are expected
 to join them.''

President Xi Jinping, in June 2022:
“As important emerging markets --- and major developing
countries, the BRICS nations should take responsibility 
and take action --- to bring positive, stabilizing and 
constructive forces to the world. It is necessary 
to uphold justice, equality and solidarity and
reject hegemony, bullying and division.” 

John Jay Chapman:  
''There are lots of people who cannot think 
deeply ------ without damaging their minds.'

Cymraeg {Welsh} actor, Richard Burton: 
It made me feel, what strong, what 
wonderful people, do I come from,
that they helped to give me my 
form, my strength”.

Pepe Escobar:
''...were Tehran to play hardball, the US Navy or military 
could never keep the Strait of Hormuz open – by the 
admission of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff. Oil prices
in this case, would rise to possibly thousands of 
dollars a barrel, according to Goldman Sachs 
oil derivative experts – and that would 
crash the entire world economy.''

Feofan, priest tortured in Ukrainian captivity: 
“I am confident - that Russia is in the process of 
writing a new chronicle of its greatness, in the 
best sense of the word. The fate of the world 
is being decided in Donbass --- right now. 
We all realized that, in 2014, but we 
understand it even more clearly, 
right now.”


''The USA is basically a fiat printing 
press - masquerading as a country.''

Tsar Nicholas II:
''Tell everyone that the evil that is in the world 
will grow even stronger, but that it is not evil 
that will triumph, but love.''

William Schryver:
''The US empire’s most acute concern in recent years
had been the discernible advance of Russo-German 
reconciliation and economic collaboration. Going 
back over a century, this prospect... has always 
been understood as the single greatest threat 
to Anglo-American dominance of the western 
world, and hence a development that must 
be arrested before it can ever 
gain momentum.''

William Schryver:
''The [US] imperial masters do not hold genuine aspirations 
to spread righteousness and prosperity around the world. 
As with all declining empires that preceded this one, 
the imperial elite aspire to dominion as an end per 
se. It is the self-satisfaction of unquestioned 
primacy, that is the ultimate wellspring of
all their actions - at least insofar as the 
apparatus of tribute and plunder 
remains adequately intact.
''Therefore, in the context of a “collective security
architecture” in Europe, it is not the alleged
threat of despotic Russian expansionism 
that has motivated imperial actions, but 
rather.. the thought that the Europeans 
themselves would agree to a mutually 
satisfactory multilateral security 
arrangement -- and then firmly
request..  that the Americans
finally take all their military
toys and go home.
''Concerningly, it has become increasingly evident that 
the empire would rather rule over the ashes and 
rubble of Europe than permit its constituent 
nations to reclaim their sovereignty on 
their own terms, and by their 
own volition.''

''When I was a kid in High School, there was one big 
guy who was bullying his classmates.. a different 
one everyday, slapping them for no reason, etc..  
One day - one did not want to take it anymore &
jumped to his neck choking him; both fell to the 
ground but he kept the choking. Then all of the 
classmates jumped in and started beating and 
kicking the bullying guy and nearly killed him.
He never returned ------ dropped out of school.
That, is what the world needs to do with the 
US. The world is sick of these US criminals.
The US ---- has no interest in cooperation,
together etc, in their delusion,
they think they 
are entitled to subdue
the world ------- 
and rule the planet.''

Charles Mackay:
What might be done if men were wise —
What glorious deeds, my suffering brother,
Would they unite,
In love and right,
And cease their scorn of one another?
Oppression's heart might be imbued
With kindling drops of loving-kindness,
And knowledge pour,
From shore to shore,
Light on the eyes of mental blindness.
All slavery, warfare, lies, and wrongs,
All vice and crime might die together;
And wine and corn,
To each man born,
Be free as warmth in summer weather.
The meanest wretch that ever trod,
The deepest sunk in guilt and sorrow,
Might stand erect
In self-respect,
And share the teeming world to-morrow.
What might be done? This might be done,
And more than this, my suffering brother —
More than the tongue
Ever said or sung,
If men were wise and loved each other.

Serbia's Colonel General Ratko Mladic:
''I think it is time for all peace-loving people 
of this world, to start pondering where all
this leads. I think it's high time that the 
weapons in this part of the world, 
and all over the world, were 

George Washington:
''My first wish, is to see this plague 
of mankind, war, banished from
 the earth.''

August Strindberg:
“There are poisons that blind you, 
and poisons that open your eyes.”

Jon Cruddas, MP for Dagenham and Rainham:
''We bet the ranch on the private oligopoly of house 
builders, but it’s in their interests to bank land and 
ration housing, so that house prices continue to 
rocket. So you have a structural undersupply, 
at the same time as we live longer and 
decouple earlier.''

Rabindranath Tagore FRAS:
''I slept and dreamt that life was joy. 
I awoke and saw that life was service.
 I acted and behold, service was joy.''

Kojo Tovalou Houénou:
''We demand respect for the territorial integrity and the national
independence of the rare African states... or states of African 
origin, which still possess their autonomy. Abyssinia, Liberia, 
Haiti and St. Domingo, are striking proofs of the organizing 
and political genius of Negroes, notwithstanding their
 persistant sabotage by nations eager for conquest.''

Kojo Tovalou Houénou:
''It is sufficient to say that even today, in the Colonies, there 
are Administrators who insert like suppositories, cartridges 
of dynamite in the natives, and order them to run; then 
suddenly the dynamite explodes -- and the natives are 
blown to pieces. This happens in the French colonies!''

Douglas Macgregor: 
''Russia is forcing Ukraine.. to 
stare annihilation in the face.''

Dmitry Medvedev:
“Soon, the Kyiv regime 
will have no sea at all.”  

US president, John Tyler:
''I should be pleased to see all the nations 
on the earth, prosperous and happy and 
rich, for it would furnish to me the best 
evidence of the prosperity of my 
native land.''

Harold Wilson:
''There is no future for Britain in a Little England 
philosophy. There is no future either, for 
anyone, in a Little Europe philosophy.''

G.K. Chesterton: 
“When the Founding Fathers talked about democracy
they did indeed mean, doubtless, the government of
the people, by the people, for the people. But they
meant the government of the people they knew, 
by the people they knew, for the people 
they knew.”

Zbigniew Brzezinski warned the USUK: 
“Potentially the most dangerous scenario would be 
a grand coalition between Russia, China and Iran.”

Former Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski:
"Corruption and megalomania, have
brought Ukraine to its current state." 
Evo Morales:
“Superiority, is so important to them - the ability to 
dominate. It’s reprehensible that they don’t have 
a principle of humanity, of brotherhood. They 
are, instead, slaves to the policies of how 
to dominate.”

''At present.... the Ukraine is surrounded by nearly 700,000
Russian troops. As they are not taking part in the fighting 
in Bakhmut or anywhere else, it is assumed that they are
being held back -----  to form a future Army of Occupation 
after Bakhmut. They will restore freedom and normal life 
to every Ukrainian who wants to get rid of their Western
-enforced isolation.... and join a Free Ukraine allied with 
the Russian Federation and Belarus and the Free World 
of international organisations ---- like the EEU (the 
Eurasian Economic Union), BRICS, and the SCO. 
They all represent the seven billion ---- the 88% 
of the world who constitute the Global North, 
the Global South and the Global East. The 
million or two isolationists who do not 
want this, will flee across the Polish 
border ------ together with Zelensky 
and his corrupt clique ------ if they 
are still alive by then.''

Ukrainian writer Larisa Nitsoi tweets ------- Russia 
supporters must wear a red star on their clothes:
"...this is not segregation, we're not fascist Germany,
people just need to understand who is around them."

Mike Whitney:
"The plan to engage Russia militarily is a tacit 
admission: that the United States can no 
longer maintain its global dominance 
through economic or political 
means alone."

The new Czech President, General 
Pavel's, election campaign slogan: 
"It's time to use the big guns."

Humpty Dumpty: 
“When I use a word... it means just what I
choose it to mean, neither more nor less."

Mr Volodin, Speaker of the Duma:
"If Washington and the NATO countries supply 
weapons that will be used to strike civilian 
cities and attempt to seize our territories 
- as they threaten - this will lead to 
retaliatory measures -- using 
more powerful weapons."

Oleg Nesterenko:
''Since 2014, the beginning of the conflict provoked by
the US in Ukraine, through a coup d’état --- Russia has
got rid of almost all US debt. Whereas in 2010, Russia 
was one of the top 10 holders of U.S. Treasury bonds,
with over $176 billion, in 2015, it held only about $90 
billion, meaning that the total mass of these assets 
had almost halved, in 5 years. Today, Russia holds 
only about two billion in U.S. debt, an extremely
insignificant amount, comparable to the 
mathematical error of the global 
Treasury bond market.''

Maria Zakharova: 
''You in the West have long since lost any notion of true values 
based on love. It is impossible to believe, that the West is now
supplying German tanks - to where they have already brought 
so much trouble & suffering, killing tens of millions of people.
Like imagining - that you know what love, 
honour, conscience are, after all.''

Zakharova's visceral excoriation of Scholz:
''Perhaps the only thing more concerning and disgusting, 
than Germany sending its tanks to fight against Russia,
is the almost total lack of discussion within its media 
and political class --- their utter disregard for how 
Russia will perceive it, and - most of all - the 
total fecklessness and subordination of 
the German people, judging by the 
public's lack of reaction.''

India's Mahabharata: 
Q: “is it permitted to wage war against one’s brothers?” 
A: “It is permitted, but only if there is sorrow in your 

US President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 29/4/1938:

 "The first truth -- is that the liberty of a democracy is not
if the people tolerate the growth of private power
-- to a point 
where it becomes stronger... than their
democratic state itself. 
That, in its essence, is
Fascism: the ownership of Government 
an individual, by a group.... or by any
other controlling 
private power.

The second truth -- is that the liberty 
of a democracy 
isn't safe -- if its business system doesn't provide
employment and
 produce amd distribute goods
in such a way... as to sustain 
an acceptable
standard of living." 

Former US President Donald Trump, to Biden:
“First come the tanks --- then come the nukes. 
Get this crazy war ended, now. So easy to do.”

Scott Ritter: 
''NATO is a Suicide Pill for the World.
Pray that Russia Wins.''

Serbian President Vucic on West's current agenda:
"What worries me is that there is no longer a rational 
approach to solving problems. I saw this at the 
meeting with the Big Five. No matter what 
I said - and no matter what facts I gave -
no one wanted to listen to me. Reason 
no longer plays any role. They have 
their own agenda, and that is the 
defeat of Russia, and along the
way, anyone who gets in their
way......  will be mopped up."

Calgacus, in AD 84:
''Robbers of the world, having by their universal plunder 
exhausted the land, they rifle the deep. If the enemy is
rich, they are rapacious; if he is poor, they lust for 
control; neither the east nor the west has been 
able to satisfy them. Alone among men they 
covet with equal eagerness poverty and 
riches. To robbery, slaughter and 
plunder, they give the lying 
name of empire; they 
create a wilderness 
and call it peace.''

Bundestag (AfD) deputy Petr Bystron:

“You are bringing German tanks against Russia in Ukraine.
Your grandfathers already tried to do this then with the
Melniks and Banderas, as they do - again - now. And 
what is the result? Result, Russian tanks, are here 
in Berlin. And you pass by two of them every day 
on your way here. The Russians have over 
10,000 tanks and can mobilize 2 million 
men. Two hundred of our tanks are of 
no importance. This conflict cannot 
be won militarily."

Ursula von der Leyen: 
"When my own children join the armed forces, 
and it will be necessary to deploy them, then
I will indeed be afraid like any other mother."
Interviewer: "Is one of your 7
children in the armed forces?"
Ursula von der Leyen: "No, 

Giuseppe Biden: 
“18 FBI agents have verified - that Hunter
Biden’s laptop is Russian disinformation!”

Alexander Solzhenitsyn:
"We know... they are lying.
They know they are lying.
They know that we know 
they are lying. We know 
that they know that we
Know they are lying.
And still...... they 
continue to lie."

Vadym Prystaiko, Ukraine's Ambassador to the UK:
"Most of the weapons supplied to the Ukrainian Armed
Forces from Western countries are outdated, they just
expired. If you want to dispose of it ------- give it to us."

Oleg Nesterenko:
''Given the fact that -- despite the pressure of
unprecedented Western sanctions Russia 
continues to maintain both healthy state 
finances, an insignificant public debt, a
trade surplus, and no budget deficit --
the confrontation in Ukraine, cannot 
but be won by Russia --- in one form
or another. The irreversibility of the 
process --- makes it inadvisable to 
'substantially' revise US strategy
toward Ukraine, which could be 
reflected in an additional signif-
icant increase in quantitative 
and qualitative... military and 
financial support, especially
since such an initiative...... 
proportionally increases 
the risks ------ of nuclear 
strikes on US territory.''

Condoleezza Rice, then US secretary 
of state ----- in her 2014 TV interview:
“In the long term.. we just want to change the
structure of [the EU’s] energy dependence. 
Make it more dependent on the North 
American energy platform, on the 
excellent abundance of oil and
gas found in North America.”

Hugo Dionísio:
''The total submission of the G7 countries and the EU
to the dictates of NATO, an organization created to
groom them, which today is confused with the EU 
itself; the blind application of all economic and
financial sanctions and guidelines; the lack of
protection mechanisms for the respective 
internal markets… All this has the effect 
that we are witnessing, which had been 
foreseen by so many silenced people - 
throughout this time. How they must
hate to be right.''

Michael Hudson:
''United States Treasury officials have told me that 
all they need to do is give little white envelopes 
filled with dollar bills and they’ve been able to 
control European politics.''

Charles Higham - a half-Jewish Briton 
whose family perished in Nazi camps: 
''....the US government could do nothing about the
collaborative ventures - including strategic ones - 
of US conglomerates, with Nazi Germany, during
the war. The only person to protest to Roosevelt 
about these practices.. was the Supreme Court 
Justice, Felix Frankfurter. Roosevelt... told him 
that - if he took prohibitive measures --- there 
was the expressed risk --- that Big Business 
would retaliate by stopping war production 
and that he, Roosevelt, could do nothing 
about it. Roosevelt suggested, that too 
many US political leaders were bound 
or held by Big Business, to hope for a
successful mobilisation of coercion. 
This marks the pathetic limits of the
true extent of US political power in 
relation to other dominant forces."

Posted by OohCanada on Moon of Alabama:
''2 weeks ago, the west announced Ukraine's new
package of weapons and the Russians stated the
western supply routes will be targeted ---- (west 
Ukraine got smashed) ---- This time, they were 
targeted with missles... that Nato didn't even
detect & instantly everyone walked it back.
''They look like fools and will either need to send those
 goods or just get it over with and fold. The Russians
 pointed to Ukraine's obsolete air defense as a huge
 weakness (they mean Nato's current systems
 Ukraine uses).
''The realization that they can bomb people in bed
 without a warning must have a few money men
 in the west stressed right out.''

Lula da Silva:
“We need to rescue the model of state institutions, 
public banks, and state-owned companies in the 
development of this country. Brazil is too big, to
renounce its productive potential.  It makes no 
sense to import fuels, fertilizers, oil platforms, 
aircraft and satellites. We have sufficient 
technical capacity and market, to 
resume industrialisation.”

Oleg Nesterenko:
''Only an extremely aggressive U.S. foreign policy,
backed by world military & monetary domination 
allows the US to occupy its current position. Any 
other state which had committed even a fraction 
of [its] crimes would be classified by the “inter-
national community” gathered around the US, 
as a criminal, pariah state and would be 
subject to a “legal” embargo more 
serious than that of North 
Korea, Iran and Cuba.. 

Lugansk republic’s acting head, Pasechnik:
"The situation at the front, is complicated by the 
fact that - today - we are fighting not only with
the Ukrainian army: there are many foreign 
mercenaries and instructors, in the 
ranks of the enemy. We know that 
thousands of mercenaries, from 
more than fifty countries, are 
fighting in the ranks of the 
Ukrainian Nazis, mainly 
from Eastern Europe."

''We are not at war with Ukraine, because by definition, we
cannot have hatred for ordinary Ukrainians. Ukrainian
traditions, are close to the people of 
Russia, just as
the heritage of the Russian 
people.. is inseparable
from the culture of 
Ukrainians. And...  the sooner
the citizens 
of Ukraine realize - that the West is 
fighting Russia with their hands, the more lives
will be saved. Many people 
have long realized
this ------- but they are 
afraid to declare it, for
fear of reprisals. 
The West does not plan to
save any
one's life --- at the expense of its
enrichment -- and other ambitions.''

''That sudden withdrawal of the Americans from
[Afghanistan] as it turned out, was largely due 
to focusing on Ukraine, where -- according to 
their estimates -- the preparation of the Kiev 
puppet regime.. for offensive anti-Russian 
actions, was going well. By the way, this 
was confirmed by US Secretary of State 
Blinken, who said that if the US military 
had not left Afghanistan --- Washington 
would not have been able to allocate 
so much money to Ukraine.''

Former US Senator Richard Blake:
“We don’t care how many Ukrainians will die. How
many women, children, civilians and military. We 
don’t care. Ukraine cannot take the peace 
decision. The peace decision can only be 
taken in Washington. But, for now, we 
want to continue this war --- we will 
fight --- to the last Ukrainian.”  

Jason Michael McCann:
''What journalists in the western media... in the US and
Europe didn't realise.. between 2014 and the Russian
invasion, was that these Ukrainian Nazis, both in the
US and in the Nazi battalions of the Ukrainian army, 
are important C.I.A. assets. As ideological fighters 
they are committed to their hatred of Russia. The 
US State Department, trusts them more than any 
other political group or faction in Ukraine.These 
are the people that the US government has been
working with funding & training for almost eight 
decades. In the US’ global fight against Russia,
these Nazis have to be protected at all costs -- 
they are essential to the US plan in Ukraine.''

 saying in the US in the 1960's:
"War is good for business, invest your son."
saying in the US in the 2020's:
''War is good for business, invest 
your overweight, gender-fluid, 
adopted, educationally 
challenged, halfwit.''

A Russian Officer's wife speaks at a mourning rally
dedicated to Russian fighters killed in Makeyevka:
''The whole West is rallying to destroy us - us and our
children - but I assure you, our husbands and sons 
will not allow it... for the inconsolable widows, 
for the orphans. We will not forgive, and 
victory will definitely be ours.''

Rob Endert:
''If Bakhmut is the central logistic hub for the last
 defensive belt, then...  by putting Bakhmut in a 
difficult position prevents it from playing this
 vital logistic role. The current situation is 
already a Russian strategic success, 
even before Bakhmut has fallen.''

Pierre de Gaulle, Grandson of President de Gaulle: 
''I think that public opinion in France is beginning 
to understand what the malicious game of the
Americans is today. Using lies primarily when
communicating with allies within NATO -- the 
United States managed to use the Ukrainian 
crisis to destabilize Europe.''

R. Buckminster Fuller:
''Sadly we see enormous numbers of stranded poverty
stricken people, while potential abundance, is being
deliberately curtailed by governments subservient 
to the landlord’s will. Humanity is so accustomed 
to failure it still assumes failure to be normal and 
does not realize that it has literally earned – and
actually acquired - the capability to take care of
everyone on earth at a higher standard of living 
than ever - heretofore - experienced by anyone.
The really big fact is that we are going to have 
to go through, a complete mental resorting of 
what its all about. Then we are going to have 
to go about taking care of everybody, not as 
''on relief'' but with the same spontaneous 
welcome and love..... accorded a new-
born baby. Landlordism will no longer 
be able to extract a ransom. Money 
too, will become obsolete, with the 
ability to produce enough - to take 
care of all. The fact, that we now 
have the capability to support all 
life, and are not doing so, means 
we have to introduce... a new 
system. One that can make 
the world work.''

Dmitry Medvedev on May 11th, 2022:
''The US House of Representatives has approved a $40
billion aid package for Ukraine. Biden asked for less,
but - from the bounty - they threw in a couple more
billion. The money is huge and there will be a lot 
of hunters to share it, in the American military-
industrial complex. Not to mention, the banal 
thieves on both sides of the ocean. It is quite 
obvious that “aid” on such an unprecedented 
scale isn't at all explained by love for Ukraine
--- and not even support for its own economy.
goal.. is to continue a proxy war against 
Russia, the desire to inflict a heavy defeat 
on our country ---- to limit its economic 
development and political influence 
in the world.  It will not work.  Their 
printing press, due to which, the US
is constantly increasing its already 
inflated national debt --- will break 
faster. Not to mention.. the insane 
prices.. for gasoline and food, for 
the growth of which, Americans 
should thank their Russophobic 
authorities. But the goals of
special operation...
will be achieved.''

Russia's Foreign Minister Lavrov:
''If you cannot sleep because of the Russian-Ukrainian
conflict, here are pieces of advice, to calm yourself.
Firstly, imagine this is happening in Africa. Imagine
it's happening in the Middle East. Imagine Ukraine 
as Palestine. Imagine Russia is the United States.''

Karl Marx from ‘Capital: A Critique 
of Political Economy, Volume I’: 
''The discovery of gold and silver in America, the
expiration, enslavement and entombment in 
mines, of the indigenous population of that 
continent, the beginnings of the conquest 
and plunder of India, and the conversion 
of Africa, into a preserve for the 
commercial hunting of black
skins.. are all things which 
characterize the dawn of 
the era of capitalist 
''These idyllic proceedings, are the chief moments 
of primitive accumulation. The different moments 
of primitive accumulation -- can be assigned in 
particular to Spain, Portugal, Holland, France, 
and England, in more or less chronological 
order. These moments are systematically
combined together ...at the end of the 
seventeenth century in England;- the 
combination embraces the colonies, 
the national debt....  the modern tax 
system --------------- and the system of 
protection. These methods depend
in part on brute force, for example, 
the colonial system. But, they all 
employ the power of the state --- 
the concentrated and organised 
force of society, to hasten, hot-
house fashion, the process of 
transformation of the feudal 
mode of production into the 
capitalist mode ---- and to 
shorten the transition.'' 

 President Putin:  ''The situation in the world is changing dynamically  and the outlines of a multipolar world order --- are  takingshape. An increasing number of countries  and peoples are choosing a path of free and  sovereign development based on thei

Chinese Foreign Ministry:
''85 percent of the world's population 
- has not imposed sanctions against 
Russia: only the majority represent
the international community." 

President Putin:
''The situation in the world is changing dynamically, 
and the outlines of a multipolar world order --- are 
taking shape. An increasing number of countries 
and peoples - are choosing a path of free and 
sovereign development based on their own 
distinct identity, traditions and values.''
''These objective processes... are being opposed by the
Western globalist elites, who provoke chaos, fanning
long-standing & new conflicts, and pursuing the so-
called containment policy, which, in fact, amounts 
to the subversion.. of any alternative, sovereign 
development options. Thus -- they are doing all 
they can, to keep hold onto the hegemony and 
power that are slipping from their hands; they 
are attempting to retain countries & peoples 
in a grip of what is essentially a neocolonial 
order. Their hegemony.. means stagnation
the rest of the world & for the entire 
civilisation; it means obscurantism, 
the cancellation of culture, and 
neoliberal totalitarianism.''

Timothy Leary (1920-1996):
"Almost everyone today is brain-damaged 
by our education, which is designed to 
produce docile automatons."

General Sherman, told his wife his purpose: 
''Extermination --- not of soldiers alone, that is 
the least part of the trouble --- but the people.''

Historian Lee Kennett, in 
his biography of Sherman:
“Had the Confederates somehow won, had their 
victory put them in position to bring their chief 
opponents before some sort of tribunal, they 
would have found themselves justified in 
stringing up President Lincoln and the 
entire Union high command --- for 
violation of the laws of war --- 
specifically, for waging war 
against noncombatants.”

Jeremy Kuzmarov:
“Former Bolivian President Evo Morales calls
for a global campaign --- to eliminate NATO.”

 Evo Morales:
“Julian Assange's detention --- represents an escalation, 
an intimidation: so that all the crimes against humanity
committed by the different governments of the United
States --- are never revealed. So many interventions,
many invasions, so much looting.”

Milagros Pichardo Pérez: 

''Even the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López
Obrador, directly asked his counterpart, Joe Biden, 
to release the founder of the WikiLeaks portal, to 
whom he "opens the doors of his country," and 
described him as "the best journalist of our 
time." He also considered, that the 
treatment he has received, only 
"for denouncing human rights 
violations", is worse than 
that of a criminal.''

The UN special rapporteur on torture, Nils Melzer, 
says Assange has suffered psychological torture: 
"How far have we sunk?" 

Robert Penn Warren wrote in his 1960 book:
“The Northerner, with his Treasury of Virtue, caused 
by his victory in the Civil War, feels as though he has 
an indulgence; a plenary indulgence, for all sins past
present & future. This indulgence is the justification 
for our crusades of 1917-1918 and 1941-1945, and 
our diplomacy of righteousness, with the slogan 
of unconditional surrender and universal 
rehabilitation --- for others.

 Thomas DiLorenzo:
''Lincoln’s war destroyed the voluntary union of 
the founding fathers and replaced it with an 
involuntary union held together by threat 
of invasion, bloodshed, conquest, 
and subjugation.''

Evo Morales:
“They think that some countries are the property 
of other nations. They think God put them there, 
so the world belongs to the U.S. and the UK. 
That’s why the rebellions and the 
uprisings will continue.”

Evo Morales:
“In politics we must ask ourselves: Are we with the
people or are we with the empire? If we are with
the people, we make a country; if we are with 
the empire, we make money. If we are with 
the people, we fight for life, for humanity; 
if we are with the empire, we are with 
the politics of death, the culture of 
death, interventions and pillaging 
of the people. That is what we 
ask ourselves as humans, 
as leaders: ‘Are we 
at the service of 
our people?’”

Yves Smith of 'Naked Capitalism':
“Despite the aggressive Western sanctions…....  Russia
has been very restrained, as far as counter-measures
are concerned. So, after loudly saying that the EU
wants nothing to do with Russian energy, or 
Russian pipelines... the EU should hardly 
be upset, if Russia is tired of laboring 
not to give them what they asked
for, an economic divorce. The 
problem is, Europe is now 
upset, that it’s getting 
what it acted like
it wanted.”

Catherine the Great, of Russia:
''A man ought to form, in his own mind, an exact
and clear Idea of what liberty is. Liberty is the
right --- of doing whatsoever the laws allow: 
and if any one citizen could do what the
aws forbid --- there would be no more 
liberty; because others would have 
an equal power of doing
the same.''  

''I would have loved to have been a 
rock n' roll star. But none of us
musical, and none of us
had any 

Jim Rickards:
“The economies of the US and the EU are in, or very
near to, recession. Inflation is out of control in the
West and commodity shortages will lead quickly 
to food shortages and more empty shelves in
supermarkets… as economic sanctions 
have backfired - with protests turning 
up at all spots in the global supply 
chain - including railways, 
trucking, warehouses, 
and ports…”

US Senator Lindsey Graham: 
"I like the path we are on. As long as we
help Ukraine with the weapons it needs 
and economic support, it will fight to 
the last man."

Jim Rickards:
“Almost everything you heard ---- about the 
war in Ukraine from US media.. was a lie.”

 Ex President of Ukraine Poroshenko 
who signed the Minsk Agreements:
“When I was signing it, I never intended to implement
it. We just needed more time - to get more weapons
from the West - in order to enable us to resolve the
problem of the Ukrainian East by the use of force.”

Martin Jay: 
"The once-golden relationship between the US 
and the EU is also coming to an end. A game 
of accusations will begin ---- which will be 
carefully developed over several weeks
in the media. The West needs to get 
out of the conflict in Ukraine and 
it needs a good reason to 
turn around."
What kids in the late 1940s used 
to sing, on the May day marches:
''Go home yankee, yankee go home!
We don’t want you anymore.
For the way of life you sell
Doesn’t suit us very well
And it wasn’t Errol Flynn 
that won the war!''

Rachel Marsden: 
“The conflict in Ukraine, risks creating the ultimate
nightmare for Western elites: an alternative group 
of allies, over which the West has no control, but 
with the capacity to offer opportunities that are
competitive with what their own governments 
or countries are offering… Western elites are 
doubling down in Ukraine to save the world 
order --- that protects their own selfish 
interests --- thinking that it’s the way 
to prevent... a parallel option from 
emerging. It’s as simple as that.
And they don’t care, if it’s the 
average citizen who has to 
pay the price”.

Camilo José Cela:
''There are two kinds of man: 
the ones who make history - 
and the ones who endure it.''

Dmitry Medvedev:
“Washington - in tandem with London - conned the
Europeans like a couple of shell-game tricksters.” 

Sergey Lavrov: 
“The European economy is impacted -- more than
anything else. The stats show that 40 percent 
of the damage caused by sanctions is borne 
by the EU --- whereas the damage to the 
United States is less than 1 percent.”

"My love is deep and wide like that of the sky. 
My only morality is to fight slavery.
 I do not care for the restrictions of caste or creed.
 I only know humanity and its service"

 Richard Price:
''Tremble, all ye oppressors of the world! Take warning,
all ye supporters of 
slavish governments, and slavish 
hierarchies! Call no more (absurdly and wickedly) 
reformation, innovation. You cannot now hold 
the world in darkness. Restore to mankind..
their rights; 
and consent to the correction
of abuses, 
before they and you are

Thomas Carlyle:
“Make yourself an honest man, and then 
you may be sure that there is one less 
scoundrel in the world.”

Eric Zuesse, on post-soviet US aims:
''President GHW Bush, secretly informed America’s
allies, starting on February 24th in 1990, “To hell 
with that! We prevailed, they didn’t” ie, “they still 
need to be totally and humiliatingly defeated 
by us; they need to be conquered.” This --- 
is the reality. No myth. America’s foreign 
policies are laser-focused on crippling if 
not destroying, all possible competitors.
Especially, all nations in Europe need 
to know this, and to reverse course 
because of it. Because --- if they 
don’t, then Europe’s economies 
will be crushed this coming 
winter, in order to keep up 
the US Government’s lies. 
It is.. their choice. Either 
continuing as American 
vassal-nations, or else, 
making a fundamental 
turn, toward freedom 
and justice.''

Martin Armstrong: 
“There is no way they can get out of this, other than
by default. If they default, they are worried about 
millions of people -- storming the parliaments of
Europe. This is really a tremendous financial 
crisis that we are facing. They have been 
borrowing year after year, since WWII ---
with zero intention of paying 
anything back.”

Angelo Giliano, Financial & Political Analyst:
''What the collective West needs to take into account
  now is ---- that they are not alone. They need to stop 
their imperialist way of approaching how they see 
the world. They tend to say the global world, but 
when they say the global world, they only mean 
maybe 15% of the population. But the problem 
now is, that they don't have the weight they 
used to have and they need to take into 
account that you have an emergent 
world and they are - we are - 
living in the last days of 
the imperialistic West.''

Cynthia Chung:
''Russia’s proclaimed support... in its letters to Lincoln,
would be put to the test - during the 
summer of 1863.
By then the South’s invasion 
of the North had failed
at Gettysburg and the 
violent anti-war New York
 draft riots also 
failed, and Britain - as a result -
was thinking 
of a direct military intervention
--- with the 
backing of France.

''What would follow, 
marks one of the greatest displays
support for another country’s sovereignty, to
ever occur in modern history. The Russian
Navy arrived on both the 
east and west
coastlines of the US in 
late September
and early October, in 1863. 

''The timing was highly coordinated.... due to intelligence
reports of when 
Britain and France were intending their 
military action. The Russian navy would stay along the
US coastline... 
in support of the Union, for 7 months! 
They never intervened in the American civil war but
rather.....  remained in 
its waters, at the behest of
Lincoln in 
case of a foreign power’s interference.

''If Russia had not done this, Britain and France would
most certainly, have 
intervened on the Confederate 
states behalf -- as they made clear they would and
the US 
-- would have most certainly broken in two.
At that point i
t was Russia’s direct naval support
that allowed the 
US to remain whole.''

US ''Defense'' Secretary, Lloyd Austin:
“The range of HIMARS, our GMLRS round, is 80 
kilometres and so that’s pretty good reach. It 
has allowed and will continue to allow, to get 
after those longer-range targets that they’ve
been unable to reach.”

Michael Hudson:
The philosophy of the IMF ever since world war II is
when third world countries can’t pay the debt, the 
IMF comes in with an austerity program and says 
you have to lower wages -- you have to break up 
labour unions, if necessary you have to have a
democracy, and you can’t have a democracy 
unless you’re willing to assassinate and 
arrest the labour leaders and the 
advocates of land redistribution 
...because a democracy means 
basically, rule by the financial
sector centred in the US. So.. 
finance capitalism ever since 
WWI and especially WWII and 
especially since 1980, is the 
nationalistic doctrine of US
banks and the US 1%, and 
the US financial sector ----
that's sort of merged into 
a symbiotic unit with the 
finance, insurance and 
real estate.''
''In other words, finance capitalism instead of trying 
to promote overall economic growth for the 99%,
instead of financing the industrialization of an
economy, with rising productivity and rising 
living standards, is now cannibalizing the 
industrial sector, and cannibalizing the 
corporate sector. As you’re seeing 
in the U.S., finance capitalism 
is the economic doctrine of 
deindustrialization... that 
has occurred in the US,
in England, and is now 
occurring in Europe.''

Michael Hudson:
''You need a strong enough government to check the
 power of an oligarchy and to prevent a creditor 
landowner oligarchy from developing. And 
libertarians... while pretending to be for 
liberty, they’re for a centrally planned 
economy --- but a centrally planned 
economy by the oligarchy, by the 
financial sector, and by the real 
estate owners. So every 
economy is planned. 
And the question is, 
who’s going to do
 the planning?''

Daniel Ortega, Sandinista:
''We are a poor country that wants to take the efforts
and resources.... now being invested in defense of 
the revolution and invest it in tractors and plows.
Imperialism cannot conceive of a free people, 
a sovereign people, an independent people. 
Because, simply and plainly, for them,