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The Daily Chronicles are snippets of the most important news across the world for this and each day as it rolls in. Kindly also use it as an open thread.


We are in the tropics.  We don’t have snow and sleighbells and all the traditional Christmas paraphernalia.  The image on this post is then our Christmas decoration.



A little news from Brazil – Bolso is running.  (I guess running from being arrested by the new Government.)

Bolsonaro has just announced to allies that he will travel to the US to enjoy New Year’s Eve. In Brasilia, there is a possibility of rain at the turn of the year. That is: while the myth (they mean Bolsonaro) will be with the family in Times Square in New York, the cattle (the protestors) will be at the door of the barracks taking in the rain!”

There are still protestors at the military barracks.  And now he has lost all internal support, because they all know he is running.

So, the plans for a new color revolution will surely be made while Bolso is in the US.  Bear in mind Lula is legally now the president, but the formal inauguration is on the 1st of January.  We have to have the pomp and circumstance.

An update here:  And I think I called it exactly right.  He is running.

Defeated Jair Bolsonaro will not hand the sash to nemesis Lula da Silva at his inauguration, UOL reports. The fascist will instead depart for a two month stay at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort. Lula has promised that secrecy orders protecting Bolsonaro will end on Jan 1.  (Team Bannon sticks together).

As far as I can figure, Bolsonaro got some laws passed to hide his information for 100 years.


 

Please tell me this is not real!


With our recent focus on Yemen, this was surprising to see:


There are many meetings with many people.  I think in terms of a war description, everyone is maneuvering.  The thinking that Russia is preparing a big offensive is still being maintained by many commentators and analysts.  I will wait and see.  We may however see something very very soon as the Kremlin has announced that an expanded meeting of the Board of the Defense Ministry of the Russian Federation with the participation of Putin will be held today. Some important announcements are expected to be made there.

UPDATE:  Peskov has confirmed that “The president will deliver a very important speech” and he will hold a  Security Council meeting.

If you remember, Putin is not giving his usual massive speech and Q&A with the Russian people, traditionally at year-end.  This was postponed to January.  So, we wait for some major speechifying or action.

UPDATE:  And here it starts filtering through:  https://thesakeris.global/2022/12/21/putin-and-shoigu-speaks/


Russia and Belarus are coordinating their military into a force that can act as a unit, and Belarus has been supplied with most modern Russian weaponry.

Russia and Belarus, in response to the continuation of joint NATO nuclear missions, strengthen their security and operate within the framework of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, commented on the pages of Kommersant about the statement of Russian President Vladimir Putin on the training of the Belarusian Air Force crews on aircraft converted to carry aviation ammunition with a nuclear warhead.

“The measures to ensure the security of the Union State announced during the meeting of the Presidents of Russia and Belarus are a forced reaction to the purposeful development of the long-term practice of the so-called joint NATO nuclear missions and are being implemented in strict accordance with the obligations under the NPT,” Zakharova stressed.

The diplomat explained that it was not about the transfer of technologies for the re-equipment of aircraft to the Belarusian side.

“At this stage, we are talking exclusively about the transfer of dual-equipped Iskander-M complexes with conventional missiles to the Republic of Belarus as well as giving some of the Belarusian Su-25 aircraft the technical ability to carry nuclear weapons. At the same time, there are no plans to transfer the technologies for converting aircraft into carriers of nuclear weapons,” the diplomat noted.

Zakharova also clarified that in the future Moscow and Minsk will “link their steps with the actions of the NATO countries in relation to the Union State,” and in the event of an aggravation, “we reserve the right to take additional measures to ensure the security of Russia and Belarus.”

In conclusion, the representative of the Foreign Ministry recalled that “in any case, the decision on nuclear equipping of these Belarusian systems, and even more so on their hypothetical use, can only be made by the President of Russia.”


Zelensky will be welcomed today by the US Congress.   If anyone is watching, it will be cringe on steriods.


The most interesting meeting is this one:    Xi Jinping is holding a meeting with Russian Security Council Deputy Chairman Medvedev in Beijing.

Medvedev: “We discussed issues of bilateral strategic partnership with China in all areas Including of course the economy, industrial cooperation and much more. These talks were very helpful”


Economically we see more and more integration of systems:  Mir cards are now accepted by some partner banks in 9 countries, a representative of the payment system told RIA Novosti and confirmed in one of the major Russian banks.  The list now includes Abkhazia, Armenia, Belarus, Vietnam, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, South Korea and South Ossetia.


And here is one that I don’t believe will last.  The meddling will soon start again, as we see Empire pressing on any and every exposed nerve in our world, in order to pretend its relevancy.  President Biden said on the sidelines of a Nov. 4 election rally that the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran is “dead,” but stressed the U.S. won’t formally announce it, according to a new video that surfaced on social media late Monday.

Read MoA’s analysis for details


I came across some nuclear posture and nuclear status analysis.

Status of World Nuclear Forces

The 2022 Nuclear Posture Review: Arms Control Subdued By Military Rivalry


It is quite wonderful to see the concept of the leader or the policeman of the world, the concept of empirical supremacy, driving people just bonkers.  Check out this guy.  He thinks someone is going to obey him.



Peru is still being color revolutionized.

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Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago

I thought you guys might just be interested to know that I have got myself into a bit of a debate with Don Brash… https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Brash … Ex 4th Leader of Act Party, 30th Leader of the Opposition, 10th Leader of National Party, and Governor of the Reserve Bank of NZ… Read more »

Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago

And my response to Brash… Hi Don, your answer… quoted… “They are international organisations largely controlled by the major western nations because the voting power of both institutions is geared to the economic weight of its shareholders – so that, for example, the United States” Your reply actually cuts straight… Read more »

AHH
AHH
1 month ago

Well said Col. You have preternatural patience and really indulge those people! New Zealand must have been a really pleasant place in the old days that such comity and etiquette still lingers. I am more cynically-minded: “there are none so blind as those who will not see..” perhaps in this… Read more »

Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago
Reply to  AHH

I’m not so sure re the patience you kindly mention AHH (see my initial comment to Brash). I absolutely take your point though – these people in their own comfortable positions create false realities and will never admit to how utterly contemptible and predatory the industry was where they made… Read more »

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  AHH

Re: “it is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it.”  I agree that your here statement is accurate but, perhaps even more importantly, the storyline being pontificated is a validation of both the club and his membership therein. He is… Read more »

Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago

>>> overflow continued>>> This was a global warning to leaders of countries, bankers, and financial commentators, that if you mess too much with the money changers you will be taken out. This entire movement was promptly stifled and it has taken more than thirty years for this parasitic global finance… Read more »

Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago

It is far from clear to me what Brash means when he says… “I’m certainly not going to debate what did or did not happen to some guy about whom I know nothing.” Is he perhaps talking about Herrhausen and not Michael Hudson? If so, how on earth could he… Read more »

QC?
QC?
1 month ago

+1 ya mate! listen to sista amarynth! Col to be safe use funny names everyone here know who you are pointing to… we can never be too careful… but then they are brainless so?! best still not give them a chance… you know they excel in ‘legal matters’ or ‘fabricate… Read more »

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Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago
Reply to  QC?

Thanks for your concern you guys, but at my age, I’ve kind of given up on “careful”. I just think if enough of us speak out they will lose control playing a totally out-of-control game of whack-a-mole. Google continually mess with me and love shutting down my email for months… Read more »

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SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago

Time 4u2 move on from gmail. Download the free duckduckgo search widget, set duck as your default search engine, and get a free account in protonmail.com. I heard that tor is a good search engine but dont know anything about it. Both the duck and proton email advertise that they… Read more »

Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago
Reply to  SoUtH

Tah SoUtH… yeah, I do use DDG for my search engine but this is being interfered with now too.

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago

Satan is fkg with your service. NZ is part of Satans bell-lee — just like here. At least u can try protonmail email. I have had no problems with it but had tons of probs with Gm.

North East
1 month ago

At the risk level that you’ve described, I should think protonmail and DDG are necessary but not sufficient if your service is being messed with (and it probably is!). Especially in NZ of all places.. Assuming you know already, but just in case: I ‘d consider TAILS OS (The Amnesic… Read more »

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  North East

Northeast, thx 4 a really great post.

North East
1 month ago
Reply to  SoUtH

No problem SoUtH. In these times and for like-minded community, I naturally assume everyone is either using TAILS or would benefit in using it.

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  North East

Yeah, lots likely know but i had never heard of it; so it was a great gift both to me and to others here (who, like me, were ignorant). It is so important to share information. People helping people. So, thx again.

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago

Col, your viewpoint is correct, he wrong, but u r knocking at a door where no one is home. He us too heavily invested in the gaslight story. Wm Engdahl’s book, “Seeds of Destruction,” says everything that needs to be said about what the Bell-lee of Satan did to Argentina… Read more »

Steve from Oz
Steve from Oz
1 month ago

Nice work Col !

QC?
QC?
1 month ago

okie here it is…

REVEALED! The REAL Santa!!!

https://cdn.fishki.net/upload/post/2022/12/22/4324184/e7e44ba2e4489b4660eb356a4204a49f.mp4

😛

be well be safe

Sudhi
Sudhi
1 month ago

Why did you switch on the light Face the darkness that is within you The truth is within you to know Don’t bury it let it come out You have spent the nights alone But who really cares about you The painful event of rupture has passed But the scars… Read more »

Sudhi
Sudhi
1 month ago
Reply to  amarynth

The poem itself was inspired by the current situation in the Ukraine, as well as by Sufi thoughts. This is the reply to the poem by Dimitar on MFC : Soul Will Not Feel Torn (The Hidden Teachings of Rumi) Take this piece of bread from me and Soul will… Read more »

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  Sudhi

Wow. Just wow. Do u have a link to the site where u found these 2 poems?

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  Sudhi

What a poem, Sudhi. Thk u so much 4 sharing.

Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago

Does anyone out there have information on Lula’s current view on the jabs. I had a recent commenter hypothesise that he is still pro-compulsory jab. Hopefully, there is reliable evidence out there that this is not the case. I would highly appreciate any evidence you guys can dig up on… Read more »

Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago

This is the evidence I was given to say that Lula is hardline compulsory jab. Could anyone please unravel this… I don’t speak a word of Portugese.

https://karinamichelin.com/lula-chantageia-os-pobres-bolsa-familia-apenas-para-criancas-vacinadas-sobretudo-com-a-vacina-anti-covid/

Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago

I just found the translation button. Geeez, horror of horrors… if there is any truth in this then indeed Brazil is headed for a very dark future… I sincerely hope that this is all complete bullshit. If it turns out to be true then I will be writing Lula off… Read more »

Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago
Reply to  amarynth

On the contrary Amarynth, this is an excellent answer to an incredibly complicated and vexing question.

All of your hard work is very much respected and appreciated.

Happy Xmas
Col

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago

Col, I told you about this back in Nov. No one would listen to me. I turned my phone off and have not posted for a month, since ~11/30Pep. I have not read the posts above carefully but you are right to be concerned. But it is way worse than… Read more »

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  SoUtH

Or, Ama, I can email u a paper instead of opening a topic.

Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago
Reply to  SoUtH

SoUtH My sincere apologies to you SoUtH if I was in any way offensive with my posts. I do actually try to stick to what I regard as the facts, and have absolutely no wish to offend any genuine commenter on this platform. Nevertheless, I stand by my original assessment… Read more »

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago

Col, thx so much for your reply. Greatly appreciated. First, you did not offend me at all. The only thing that you did was not to hear my point. You misunderstood or something on a par with that. Your “eyes” were clouded by the “bolso-lula who is better” debate. As… Read more »

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  SoUtH

Oh, and one more point. All i want is for you to be able to hear and understand my point. Thats it! I am not looking for validation of it or for you to agree with me. I truly only want you to hear and understand. Once you do, you… Read more »

Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago
Reply to  SoUtH

Awesome SoUtH! I absolutely hear what you are saying and distinctly remember you mentioning you were not familiar with the history of either of these men. My considerable emotional investment is probably not so much with Lula per se, so much as with wanting to see the end to western… Read more »

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago

Re: “My considerable emotional investment is probably not so much with Lula per se, so much as with wanting to see the end to western imperial financial colonialism and the abject misery it causes globally.” Your emotional investment had nothing to do with Lula himself and the facts that make… Read more »

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  amarynth

Thx. Im gonna reopen with Col, either in separate paper or when u next change to a fresh Daily Chron. The meaning of hopium is a valid topic for clarification. SlickWilly here: It all depends on what the meaning of ‘is’ is. People use it with different collateral baggage. But… Read more »

Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago
Reply to  SoUtH

Hi SoUtH …you said… ” “Might be useful for you to go back and reread my comments with your now improved understanding and the rosey glasses off. Hard cold facts often disturb but there is no greater good than Truth, however painful.” I have gone back through all of the… Read more »

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Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago

Comment continued… #1 Lula desperately wants to free Assange… a nightmare for the western oligarchs to even contemplate. #2 Lula is from a genuine working-class background and doesn’t want to see a continuation of Brazil being plundered by overseas interests. #3 Lula has been trying to halt the sale of… Read more »

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago

Re: “I have not yet found a single fact that suggests that Bolsanaro doesn’t carry a torch for the western imperial oligarchy.” U still got the glasses on. U starting your reasoning from a wrong premise. That is why u still in the same rut. My point has nothing whatsoever… Read more »

Col...'the farmer from NZ'
Col...'the farmer from NZ'
1 month ago

It seems like a such crazy idea to try to morph a classic Xmas carol into a rock song… but I dunno, it seems to work wonders when Ausy band ‘For King and Country’ does it. The powerful music and the beautiful scenery certainly lifted my spirits in these dark… Read more »

QC?
QC?
1 month ago

‘Please tell me this is not real!’ … Its REAL! and it cost us tax payer 2B dollar for that ‘S’ 😛 I like TL and to date, I subscribe to his view … on EU/Europe p/s friends in europe may want come back to listen after xmas! EU CURRENCY… Read more »

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SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  amarynth

They are about to seal the Bell-lee as well. They gonna kill airports and flights out, like already doing in UK & FR. Mon dieu. It is already too late.

AHH
AHH
1 month ago
Reply to  SoUtH

Hey yourself South! You need to take it easy! Almost three decades ago, I had a former vet roommate who took paranoia to an art form, waiting for the feds to break down our walls. In our common room he would blow glass bongs for the hippie scene and walk… Read more »

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SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  AHH

I need some of that weed and the magic mushrooms. Btw, did u get his instructions on how to grow them? I will go thru everything and alert as to my replies. I owe EmRe (emersonreturn) a reply to our last exchange. Btw, i figured it out. Do u remember… Read more »

AHH
AHH
1 month ago
Reply to  SoUtH

“Btw, did u get his instructions on how to grow them?” No, I was quite naive at the time and working hard at getting into graduate school and not interested in drugs. I think he had pity on me too and was more of a mentor, and kept me away… Read more »

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  AHH

“The 1990s were a sort of roaring 20s or reprise of the 60s, no?” The blue dress episode was really good; the lindatrip & monica spat gave a really good laugh; & that other “aggrieved” girl (forgot her name) got some coin and a nose job, so that worked out… Read more »

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  SoUtH

Oh, btw, i figured out how to get the comment link — a double tap puts it into clipboard. Ya gotta be a rocket surgeon to figure this stuff out (or, alternatively, to read instruction manual but where is the challenge in that approach?).

AHH
AHH
1 month ago
Reply to  SoUtH

I was flabbergasted at the word count too. 8,464 words! The intent was a small modest report but it grew and grew… and I left out enough for a small book too. Yemen is fascinating. It is at the hot fronts and “barbarian borders” of Hegemony that one really gets a… Read more »

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  AHH

A few points. Let me number them for organizational purposes. 1. On your Yemen paper: Yes, the word count is a bit much for an article; however, the silver lining here is that you have now created some of the meat that can inform or be included in a Yemen… Read more »

QC?
QC?
1 month ago
Reply to  AHH

a quick note 🙂 @AHH we would hope so… but did we ever ever EVER think gas chamber can be, is, was… REALITY? The Q implicit is asking… where is the bottom line for their humanity and morality?! Canada ANZ (via vaxx plandemic) kinda shows again their ‘traits’ didnt it?… Read more »

AHH
AHH
1 month ago
Reply to  QC?

“where is the bottom line for their humanity and morality?!” There are no depths of depravity to which they are incapable of sinking. I fully agree with South they will close the borders and commit unconscionable atrocity in the West, and timed to worst crises too, like the cherry on… Read more »

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SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  AHH

Re: “My minor issue with South…” We go no issue, no disagreement, no problem. What we got are two perspectives of the same thing. Suppose we are standing face2face. U put up your hand. U c the back of it, i c its palm. We agree it is a hand,… Read more »

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  SoUtH

Re: CAF I went to greg’s site and read his notes. Cant watch the vid, not enuf data. I think there are some valid grounds on which to challenge some of her claims. Im going to try to open this topic after i watch the vid. Most of what he… Read more »

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  QC?

QC, re your inference from, “‘Please tell me this is not real!’, namely, “Its REAL! and it cost us tax payer 2B dollar for that ‘S’.” I think it is NOT actual but was photoshopped from an actual photo. And it is of the stuff from which great memes are… Read more »

QC?
QC?
1 month ago
Reply to  SoUtH

Forgive me mate… i am a lil tippsy 🙂 … but that man have (or had) shower with his adult daughter! He obviously enjoyed it! too normal in his family tradition! and the other who was touched… (or S-grabbed) … he is not exactly STRICTLY male-oriented (on some music video… Read more »

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SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  QC?

“That man,” as u say is a Fg pervert but that doesnt mean the pic was not shopped. And the other guy, well, i got pics (not memes) of him and Macaroni getting it on behind some trees. Someone posted it on the twit & i downloaded it. My phone… Read more »

QC?
QC?
1 month ago
Reply to  SoUtH

no mate… Xi only likes putin’s russian made ice cream 🙂 just ordinary bubbly 🙂 for the occasion I guess … to forget for a moment how dark we are surrounded, I guess … to blend in with those who has no idea what happened or happening around the world… Read more »

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  QC?

Your posts are getting better and better.

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  amarynth

That is great. Thx. What a flurry of posting this morning and y’day. Did u notice? Great discussions and Ahh even assigned homework 2me.

Sudhi
Sudhi
1 month ago

‘Morning has Broken’ – Nana Mouskouri
Lyrics : Cat Stevens, Eleonor Farjeon

https://youtu.be/K-w2TndI5TY

SoUtH
SoUtH
1 month ago
Reply to  Sudhi

Sudhi, i can’t go to this site yet because not enough data. But i will do so. In the meantime, i got a piece if music 4u. Listen to this with your eyes closed and volume up. Freddie Mercury: Exercises in Free Love I hope that i remembered the title… Read more »