American Politics Is Now Just Civil War by Other Means

From a pragmatic standpoint, it really is all over for America. The United States has already been in a civil war for at least 10 years. As Martin Armstrong bluntly pointed out in a previous post:

“All we are doing now is waiting for the first shot to be fired that will literally be heard around the world. There will be no return to civility. It will only get worse from here on out. There is no going back. We have actually crossed the point of no return. It is all over.”

The typical ‘civil war’ most Americans think of is the shooting, rioting and tragic violence that takes place. Fact is, that’s only at the end, which lasts anywhere from 48 hours to two weeks, perhaps.

 

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In the wake of the sending of bomb-like devices of uncertain capability to prominent critics of US President Donald Trump and of a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue (both Trump’s fault, of course) – plus a migrant invasion approaching the US through Mexico – there have been widespread calls for toning down harsh and “divisive” political rhetoric. Of course given the nature of the American media and other establishment voices, these demands predictably have been aimed almost entirely against Trump and his Deplorable supporters, almost never against the same establishment that unceasingly vilifies Trump and Middle American radicals as literally Hitler, all backed up by the evil White-Nationalist-in-Chief, Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Those appealing for more civility and a return to polite discourse can save their breath. It’s much, much too late for that. Continue reading

Chinese military leaders calls for war-readiness in Parliament

Regardless of the bogus and intentional “sequestration”, it’s quite unwise to leave five U.S. aircraft carriers laying around while the military of an enemy nation continues advancing capability by leaps and bounds. The PLA has hit every Washington network via hacking while a decision was made two years ago to go soft on the CCP. Advanced F-35’s at the moment cannot fly into clouds, bad weather or at night. Meanwhile, the “latest” nuclear weapon made by the US is roughly 20 years old.  Then lets not also forget to thank the Clintons who gave China a technology boost to their nuclear arsenal (while ours are reduced or collecting dust) by selling hundreds super computers through the U.S. Department of Commerce during the 90’s. And to cap it off, our military leadership thinks the global economy is more important than physical protection of the US citizenry.

This is only the beginning when it comes to describing with a few examples just how crippled America has become over the last five years. If someone thinks America today is safe, cannot be touched and can pull through this “recession” that is going on its sixth year — they couldn’t be farther from the truth. America is one disaster away from a total economic collapse, or one economic collapse away from war.

Beijing: Lawmakers from China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA), the world’s largest military, has called for increased battle preparedness to win wars amid simmering tensions with some of the country’s neighbours over maritime disputes.

“Our military construction is currently facing an unprecedented historical opportunity with various rigorous challenges existing at the same time. Since the situation is so pressing, it is necessary to build up the armed forces in accordance with the high standards of fighting,” said Mo Junpeng, PLA deputy to the NPC.

The 2.3 million-strong PLA, World’s largest military, this year got USD 115.7 billion alloted to it in the budget, second only to the United States. Continue reading