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Marc's Musings

“For the first time, this generation is going to go into a store and not be able to get what they want. And we have a very entitled generation that has never had to sacrifice.” – Blackrock President Rob Capito

I wonder what sacrifices a man who makes $22,000,000 a year and is worth $275M has made?

Joe said Thursday if Russia uses WMD, the U.S. will respond.

Ukrainian civilians immediately started a “Nuke the Ukraine!” campaign in Russia.

(The ones who haven't already been killed by Weapons of Onesy-Twosy Destruction, anyway)

Joe tried to be Obama at the Business Roundtable on Monday: "Now is the time when things are shifting and there's going to be a new world order out there, and we've got to lead it. We've got to unite the rest of the free world in doing it."

He added "and we are going to start by calling Vladimir Putin a big, fat meany!"

According to the billionaire-owned Bloomberg outlet, people should swap meat for lentils and let their pets die.

Is this dystopia yet?

Given how much money the U.S. is making selling arms to Europe, I have to wonder if we really don't want this war to happen.

In early 2020, Tom Brady signed with Tampa to draw headlines away from the advertised pandemic.

Now, with WWIII looming, Tom Brady has once again sacrificed himself to draw headlines by unretiring in Tampa.

McDonald's has closed 850 locations in Russia.

No word yet whether NATO will enforce the No-Fry zone.

The U.S. is so scared of going to war with Russia, Biden personally put the kibosh on Poland sending fighter jets to Ukraine.

Another reason Putin has already won.

 

(Not that we should go to war (or could win a war) but cowering before the Commies is so undignifying.)

List of occasions when imposing economic sanctions had the desired effect:

Every day we're shown pictures of destroyed armored vehicles and told these are evidence of Ukraine's successful thwarting of Putin's invasion.

But, Russia and Ukraine use the same vehicles, so how do we know which is which?

No, Putin is not crazy or unstable. The establishment wants you to believe that, because then the Ukraine invasion becomes the unpredictable gesticulating of a crazy person and it is nobody’s fault.

The alternative is that this is the well-designed, long-planned act of a person who chose the precisely correct moment to conquer a developed country knowing that the rest of the world would stand around hurtling protestations and name-calling, completely incapable of mounting a meaningful military resistance.

This only ends when Putin does.

To save time, France has surrendered.

Russia's primary export is natural gas. The "scary" economic sanctions being levied against Russia don't include natural gas exports.

Is this because 2/3 of Europe's gas comes from Russia and Putin is pulling this in dead of winter?

Yes, Ukraine has natural resources - especially those coveted by electric vehicle manufacturers.

Does it really matter if we buy those resources from the corrupt Ukrainian government vs. the corrupt Russian government?

Bob Saget "died from an accidental blow to the head, having suffered an abrasion to his scalp, a fracture at the base of his skull, fractures around his eye sockets, and a bleed on his brain."

I wonder how many people fall accidentally and hit the back of their head so hard they fracture their eye sockets?

After a century of theory and experiments, scientists created an atomic fusion reaction that lasted for five seconds.

At this rate, we’ll have sustainable atomic fusion energy five or ten years after the sun explodes.

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