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July 28, 2023 | Ancient Evil: Term Limits, WWIII, and Other Reasons to Clean House

John Rubino is a former Wall Street financial analyst and author or co-author of five books, including The Money Bubble: What To Do Before It Pops and Clean Money: Picking Winners in the Green-Tech Boom. He founded the popular financial website DollarCollapse.com in 2004 and sold it in 2022.

 

As we stumble towards World War III, it’s instructive to meet the people who are fronting for the Empire these days. The president, as everyone knows by now, is the modern equivalent of a B-movie zombie, pumped full of Adderall and shuffled out for public appearances — though even these controlled environments are now proving too much.

In the almost equally divided Senate, where each vote counts, 90-year-old Senator Diane Feinstein is only there in a legal sense. Her actual mind checked out years ago.

If you’re getting a partisan vibe from this rant, don’t worry. Here’s Republican Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell having a mini-stroke earlier this week:

In normal times the cognitive breakdown of people nominally in charge would be scary. But with the US pushing Russia and China towards shooting wars in their respective backyards, it’s more than just scary that the “adults in the room” have gone senile. Here’s where we are now:

As Caitlin Johnstone puts it:

Capitol Hill is an assisted living facility for psychopaths. It’s where people who receive sexual gratification from dropping military explosives on civilians go to wait for the sweet embrace of death. The whole place smells like night terrors and urine.

Remember the good old days when our only worry was a horrendous financial crash?

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July 28th, 2023

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